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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Sucralose consumption does not cause increases in appetite or food intake and can be an effective tool in reducing energy intake for weight management

Posted: 15 Jul 2016

ISA response to the study by Wang et al. entitled “Sucralose promotes food intake through NPY and a neuronal fasting response”. Contrary to claims by Wang et al., made in relationship to a new study which focuses on investigations in fruit flie...


Low calorie sweeteners can help people meet the dietary guidelines

Posted: 22 Apr 2016

Enjoy sweet taste in your EatWell diet: Establishing new food-based dietary guidelines is not just a worldwide trend, but also a need to move into a more holistic dietary approach. More specifically, the food-based dietary guidelines recognise that ...


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...


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...


New clinical trial on the effects of low calorie sweetened beverages on body weight

Posted: 01 Jan 2016

Being a successful “loser”, when it comes to weight loss and maintenance, is not exactly an easy task. Losing weight is hard already, but keeping the lost weight off is the biggest challenge. A number of epidemiological and clinical studies...


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...