Low calorie sweeteners do not affect appetite and can be an effective tool in reducing energy intake

Posted: 12 July 2016

ISA response to study by Wang et al. The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) strongly refutes the claims made in the study by Wang et al. published in Cell Metabolism. There is a broad body of scientific evidence from human studies wh...


Evidence does not prove any direct relationship between consumption of diet drinks during pregnancy and higher infant weight

Posted: 01 May 2016

ISA statement in response to the study published in JAMA Pediatrics regarding diet drinks’ consumption in pregnancy and infant BMI The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) has reviewed the results of the observational study by Azad et al. enti...


Study from York University does not show a link between aspartame intake and glucose intolerance

Posted: 01 May 2016

ISA statement in response to the study published by Kuk and Brown, York University, Canada regarding aspartame intake and glucose intolerance in obese individuals The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) has examined the results of the...


Low calorie sweetened foods and drinks help in weight management

Posted: 01 November 2015

Brussels, 12 November 2015: The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) welcomes a new systematic review by Rogers et al., the results of which demonstrate that the use of low calorie sweetened foods and drinks does help in weight loss and weight ...


Putting the spot light on obesity related health implications, ISA supports European Obesity Day 2015

Posted: 01 May 2015

Brussels 21 May 2015: This years’ European Obesity Day is the occasion to put the spot light on public misconceptions about obesity and its related conditions. A recent public perception study conducted by the European Association for the Study of Ob...


ISA statement in response to envoyé spécial’s programme “produits allégés, les faussaires du goût” on France

Posted: 01 April 2015

Brussels, 10th April 2015: The following statement has been issued in response to the broadcast on the 9th April of Envoyé Spécial’s programme “Produits allégés, les faussaires du goût” on France 2. The “Produits allégés, les f...