This section will provide you with useful insight from scientific experts on the role and benefits of low calorie sweeteners and their role in our diet.

Please click on the links below to read interesting pieces of opinion articles, commentaries and interviews with expert on specific topics, ranging from safety to the benefits of low calorie sweeteners in weight management and diabetes.

Long-term low calorie sweeteners’ intake does not affect insulin resistance, a new clinical trial suggests

Posted: 16 November 2017

An interview with Sara Engel and Anne Raben, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, about the findings of their new study In times when type 2 diabetes is increasing globally, and the role of nutrition is recognised as key in diabetes management, the ...


How can low calorie sweeteners help dieters?

Posted: 10 November 2017

Science news from the Sugar Reduction Summit, London Committed to our objective to bring to visitors of the ISA website the latest science on low calorie sweeteners, and to provide evidence-based information on their use in the diet, we share in t...


The 21st International Congress of Nutrition addresses the advantages and applications of sweeteners at present

Posted: 20 October 2017

Through the Symposium “Sweeteners: Advantages and Applications in the 21st Century” The symposium is organized by the Spanish Foundation for Nutritional Research (FIN) and the Spanish Nutrition Foundation (FEN), within the framework of the 21st Inte...


International experts develop a consensus on sweeteners as a substitute for sugar

Posted: 04 July 2017

International experts in food, nutrition, dietetics, endocrinology, physical activity, paediatrics, nursing and public health have met in Lisbon to develop a consensus on low or non-calorie sweeteners used as substitutes for sugar and other high ...


New evidence in support of low calorie sweeteners’ use in glucose control and diabetes

Posted: 21 June 2017

Science news from the 35th International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition Highlights: Low calorie sweeteners might be helpful in glycaemic control by reducing energy and sugar intake and by increasing compliance to the dietary advice; Obs...


Low calorie sweeteners are used as a strategy to help reduce calorie intake and sweet food cravings by frequent consumers, new studies suggest

Posted: 30 May 2017

Highlights from the symposium of the International Sweeteners Association at the 24th European Congress on Obesity in Porto Professor Maria Hassapidou, Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloni...