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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Claims of Predisposition to Diabetes and Fat Accumulation...

March 19, 2018 — Recent research presented at the Endocrine Society’s 2018 Annual Meeting suggest possible impacts of sucralose on fat production in normal weight and obese individuals. This research, which is very similar to that presented by the same researchers during the group’s 2017 meeting, suggests the consumption of...

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Novice to Super Star: How athletes excel

Oftentimes when watching great athletic achievements or difficult sporting events, we are inspired to become more physically active. While most will not become elite athletes, understanding how these athletes became proficient in their sport can help us succeed in leading a healthier lifestyle. Big Goals Aren’t Achieved In One Day,...

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