No plausible mechanism to explain allegations that aspartame may prevent weight loss in humans

Posted: 24 November 2016

ISA response to mice study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital The mechanism suggested by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital claiming that aspartame might not promote weight loss is simply not biologically plausible. On the c...


ISA refutes allegations from the Ramazzini Institute

Posted: 07 November 2016

Brussels, 7th November 2016: The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) refutes the conclusions in a publication by Soffritti et al. 1 reporting findings from a study in mice, completed in 2012, claiming that sucralose causes cancer. ...


Evidence does not support a relationship between diet drinks and diabetes

Posted: 21 October 2016

ISA statement in response to the study by Karolinska Institute, Sweden, on diet drinks and diabetes The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) having reviewed this paper concludes that there is no evidence that the consumption of low ...


Low calorie sweeteners do not affect fertility in women

Posted: 17 October 2016

ISA statement in response to a study to be presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine congress in Salt Lake City The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) strongly refutes the findings of a new unpublished study and, im...


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 ...


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...