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.

Exercise and weight management: it’s not all about the food!

Posted: 14 November 2013

Professor Greg Whyte OBE PhD DSc FBASES FACSM Obesity is a growing problem in the western world with almost a quarter of men and women in the UK classed as clinically obese (BMI >30 Kg/m2). Obesity is associated with excessive weight and ...


Highlights from the 34th International Symposium on Diabetes & Nutrition

Posted: 01 July 2016

In the context of the 34th International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition, held between June 29th and July 1st, nutrition and diabetes scientists and healthcare professionals from around the world came together in Prague to discuss a...


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...


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 ...


Interview with Dr Jean-Michel Lecerf: How can low calorie sweeteners be useful in weight management?

Posted: 27 May 2016

ISA travelled to Lille on May 26-28 and in the context of the « Journees d'Etudes » of the AFDN Congress, met with Dr Jean-Michel Lecerf, who gave an interview about low calorie sweeteners. Dr Lecerf, who is an Associated Professor...


Interview with professor Andrew Renwick

Posted: 01 April 2011

Interview with Professor Andrew Renwick Andrew Renwick is Emeritus Professor at the School of Medicine at the University of Southampton and has published over 180 original research papers and 35 book chapters. He has served as a member of a number ...