Adopt stealth health habits to fight weight gain

Posted: 01 April 2014

More than 6% of people in the US now have a BMI1 over 40 “and the trend is on its way to Europe” warned James Hill, executive director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, Colorado University, at the International Sweeteners Associatio...


Bias and limitations in a systematic review by mandrioli et al raise serious concerns about its conclusions regarding industry-supported research on low calorie sweeteners

Posted: 01 September 2016

ISA statement in response to the systematic review by Mandrioli et al The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) strongly refutes the misleading and biased conclusions in an article by Mandrioli et al in Plos One claiming that industry-supp...


Childhood obesity increasing trends can be reversed

Posted: 01 October 2016

ISA statement in support of World Obesity Day 2016 “Ending childhood obesity” Celebrated for the second time since its official launch by the World Obesity Federation last year, World Obesity Day aims to stimulate and support practical actions that ...


Current evidence supports low calorie sweeteners’ use as part of a helpful strategy in managing a “sweet tooth” and childhood adiposity

Posted: 13 September 2017

ISA comments in response to a review paper by Sylvetsky et al Having reviewed the publication by Sylvetsky et al.1 about the potential implications for low calorie sweetener use in children, the International Sweeteners Association (ISA) would like ...


Drinking diet beverages in pregnancy does not lead to increased child obesity risk

Posted: 07 June 2017

ISA statement in response to Zhu et al., NIH study Low calorie sweeteners can be consumed by pregnant women, with or without gestational diabetes, to help them reduce overall calorie and sugar intake without increasing the risk of obesity later in ...


EFSA reaffirms sucralose safety, dismissing allegations of the Ramazzini Institute

Posted: 08 May 2017

Brussels, 8 May 2017 - The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) welcomes the publication of the scientific opinion of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)1, which reconfirms sucralose is safe and does not cause cancer. Following their sc...