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.

New evidence further supports low calorie sweeteners’ role in glucose and weight control

Posted: 13 December 2017

Highlights from the ISA-supported symposium at the French Nutrition day 2017 The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) is particularly pleased to have participated with an ISA-supported symposium in the French Nutrition Day (JFN – Journées Fran...


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...