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 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...


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 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...


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...


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 ...


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...