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Weaknesses of “Artificial sweeteners and cancer risk: Results...

The study entitled, “Artificial Sweeteners and Cancer Risk: Results from the NutriNet-Sante´ Population-Based Cohort ‎Study,” attempted to evaluate any association between low- and no-calorie sweetener (LNCS) intake and cancer risk. However, the reported findings of this study are in contradiction to the totality of evidence and the numerous global health...

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Recent Research Strengthens Body of Evidence for Latin...

A manuscript entitled, “Low- and No-Calorie Sweetener Intakes in the Brazilian Population Estimated Using Added Sugar Substitution Modelling” has been published in the Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A journal. Given the lack of data available on replacing added sugars with low- and no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS) in foods and beverages...

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Flavor-Boosting Tips for Healthy Cooking

By:  Jessica Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN -- Healthy eating doesn’t mean bland eating, at least not in my definition. Over the course of my career as a registered dietitian nutritionist, I’ve heard from numerous people, including clients, family, and friends, that what holds them back from making healthier choices is...

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Commentary on the Recent Review by Lea (2021)...

By Dr. Berna Magnuson Introduction  Low- and no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS) are widely approved for use in foods and beverages to provide sweetness with no or few calories and no increase in blood glucose levels. The safety of these ingredients has been intensively investigated and assessed by authoritative bodies globally. When...

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3 Ways to Manage Food and Fitness this...

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- The difference between good intentions and success frequently comes down to having a plan. With the hectic holidays fast approaching, it’s a smart idea to marry your good intentions to eat well and exercise with a solid plan. Try these three ideas. Stick...

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5 Steps to Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

 By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- Yikes! The holidays are here! According to a new study, Americans typically gain a small amount of weight around Thanksgiving and then a bit more around Christmas.i The researchers estimate that it takes about 5 months to lose those holiday pounds. Rather...

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