ISA welcomes approval of new low calorie sweetener Advantame

Posted: 04 June 2014

Brussels 4 June 2014: The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) welcomes the introduction of the new low calorie sweetener Advantame to the EU market today, following a positive opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in 20131 and...


The 2014 European Congress on Obesity: ISA advocates lifestyle changes as a key for success

Posted: 28 May 2014

Brussels 28 May 2014: The 2014 European Congress on Obesity is an important reminder to people about the obesity epidemic and what must be done to overcome it. According to the OECD more than half (52%) of the adult population in the European Uni...


New Study Shows Beverages with Low and No-Calorie Sweeteners Support Weight Loss

Posted: 27 May 2014

Brussels, 27 May 2014: A ground-breaking clinical trial published in the journal Obesity1 reaffirms that low and no-calorie sweetened (LNCS) beverages can help people lose weight when used consistently. The study is the first to directly compare the ...


Tightening the belt on Europe’s obesity epidemic – ISA supports the objectives of European Obesity Day 2014

Posted: 18 May 2014

Brussels 18 May 2014: European Obesity Day is an important reminder to people about the obesity epidemic and what measures are in place to help slow it down. The number of people suffering from obesity and associated maladies, such as Type 2 Diab...


Low calorie sweeteners are fundamental in tackling global health challenges, say leading health experts

Posted: 02 April 2014

International Sweeteners Association hosts World Health Organisation, academics, behavioural experts and nutritionists at ‘Why Low Calories Count’ Conference in Brussels Brussels, 2nd April 2014: The role low calorie sweeteners can play in addres...


International experts to meet to discuss how low calorie sweeteners are key to Europe’s public health challenges

Posted: 01 April 2014

International Sweeteners Association hosts ‘Why Low Calories Count’ Conference, on 2nd April in Brussels Brussels, 1st April 2014: Dr Roberto Bertollini, chief scientist at the World Health Organisation, Professor James Hill and Professor Adam Dr...