In this section you may find the latest news around low calorie sweeteners research in relation to their safety and benefits in weight management, diabetes and oral health, or their role in a balanced diet.

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ADA’s 2017 guidelines support the beneficial role of low calorie sweeteners in diabetes management

Posted: 28 Feb 2017

Over the last 25 years, the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA’s) “Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes”1 remain a reference point in diabetes management, as they are updated annually, aiming to provide clinicians, patients and researchers with th...


Consensus statement on the benefits of low calorie sweeteners

Posted: 01 Dec 2014

Consensus statement on the benefits of low-calorie sweeteners A peer review featured in December issue of the Nutrition Bulletin The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) is delighted to share a new consensus paper, published in the De...


Drinking low calorie sweeteners beverages is associated with a better diet quality and lower energy intake, a new UK study suggests

Posted: 01 Mar 2016

Following a healthy eating pattern is the new trend in the world of nutrition today and many experts agree it’s time to stop focusing on individual nutrients, and time to start talking about healthy eating patterns overall. A healthy eating...


Evidence versus theories on low calorie sweeteners’ science

Posted: 27 Mar 2017

Premature conclusions from isolated studies may lead to biased hypotheses in nutrition science When it comes to nutrition science, isolated study findings cannot be generalised and interpreted as final evidence. This is perhaps the most important ta...


Five reasons why low calorie sweeteners can be a helpful tool in diabetes

Posted: 14 Nov 2016

Based on latest scientific evidence Low calorie sweeteners are highly valued and used by people with diabetes, and there are at least five good reasons for doing so. The dietary recommendations for diabetes management include monitoring carbohydrate...


Low calorie sweeteners are more likely to be used by dieters as a strategy for successful weight management

Posted: 30 Mar 2016

People trying to lose weight always look for the most effective dietary tools to make the most of their effort, as weight loss can be a challenging undertaking. Searching online for diet tips can result in millions of controversial and unre...