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.

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...


Low calorie sweeteners can help you reduce the calories of your favourite Christmas desserts

Author(s): Dr Grigoris Risvas* | Posted: 16 December 2016

With Christmas being just around the corner, we are already considering which food and desserts we will prepare for our family and friends. Whilst the most important aspect of success in cooking is good taste, keeping some calories off is also essent...


Low calorie sweeteners could have a greater role in sugar reduction and food reformulation

Posted: 22 September 2016

Highlights from the Sugar Reduction Summit, London, 22nd September 2016 The Sugar Reduction Summit took place for a third consecutive year in London on 22nd September and was attended by more than 150 policymakers, public health experts, industry...


ISA at the 17th international Congress Of Dietetics

Posted: 10 September 2016

Highlights from the ISA roundtable symposium “Sweetness without calories: How can low calorie sweeteners be a helpful tool in dietetic practice?” The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) is delighted to have supported the 17th International Co...


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...


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...