The State of the Science on Stevia

Understanding its Role in the Fight Against Obesity and Diabetes Keith Ayoob, EdD, RDN, FADN and Associate Clinical Professor Emeritus at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York spoke to delegates at the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) International Congress of Nutrition (ICN), held in Buenos Aires,...

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Sensory Analysis and Mathematical Modelling Drive Improved Stevia...

Dr. John Fry, international-acknowledged expert on high-potency sweeteners, presented “Application and Innovation in Stevia and Taste Development: Improved leaf extracts from advanced sensory study” at the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) International Congress of Nutrition (ICN), held in Buenos Aires, Argentina October 15-20, 2017. Discoveries he described are now...

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Research shows Aspartame Does Not Affect Glycemia, Appetite...

Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD May 1, 2018 -- Aspartame has been approved for use as a sweetener in foods and beverages in the U.S. for over three decades. A primary reason for use of low calorie sweeteners (LCS) like aspartame is to reduce calorie intake from sugar to promote...

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Spring Clean Your Eating Habits

By: Jessica Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN -- Spring is finally here and what better time to take stock of your lifestyle habits and make some positive changes than a new season! You probably think of spring cleaning in terms of your wardrobe and closets, but how about spring cleaning your...

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Dr. Craig Johnston to Present Findings on Childhood...

ATLANTA (April 9, 2018) – Dr. Craig Johnston, an Associate Professor at the University of Houston where he actively studies the behavioral treatment of obesity, is presenting research, “Finding the Answers to Childhood Obesity,” at the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Annual Conference in Houston, Texas on Friday, April...

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Research on Splenda® sweetener shows reduction in weight...

March 20, 2018 — A recent study “The Artificial Sweetener Splenda Promotes Gut Proteobacteria, Dysbiosis, and Myeloperoxidase Reactivity in Crohn’s Disease–Like Ileitis” was published the March 2018 issue of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Splenda®, a low-calorie sweetener is a mixture of sucralose, a non-caloric sweetener, and maltodextrin, which provides texture and...

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