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Consumption of a Carbonated Beverage with High-Intensity Sweeteners Has No Effect on Insulin Sensitivity and Secretion in Nondiabetic Adults

Author(s): Bonnet F, Tavenard A, Esvan M, Laviolle B, Viltard M, Lepicard EM and Lainé F.
Publication Name: Journal of Nutrition 2018; 148: 1–7.
Publication Year: 2018

The key finding of this randomised controlled trial in 50 adults is that the daily consumption of 2 cans (330 mL each) of a carbonated beverage containing aspartame and acesulfame-K for 12 weeks did not affect insulin sensitivity or insulin ...

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Ibero–American Consensus on Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners: Safety, Nutritional Aspects and Benefits in Food and Beverages

Author(s): Serra-Majem L, Raposo A, Aranceta-Bartrina J, Varela-Moreiras G, Logue G, Laviada H, Socolovsky S, Pérez-Rodrigo C, Aldrete-Velasco JA, et al.
Publication Name: Nutrients 2018; 10(7): 818 - doi:10.3390/nu10070818
Publication Year: 2018

Low calorie sweetened foods and beverages could be included in dietary guidelines as alternatives to sugar and sugar-sweetened products, as low calorie sweeteners are safe ingredients that provide sweet taste with low or no calories and with no...

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Glycemic impact of non-nutritive sweeteners: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Author(s): Nichol AD, Holle MJ, and An R.
Publication Name: Eur J Clin Nutr. 2018 May 15. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0170-6. [Epub ahead of print]
Publication Year: 2018

This systematic review and meta-analysis of 29 randomised controlled trials (RCTs) concluded that low calorie sweeteners do not increase nor affect blood glucose levels, and that this absence of glycemic impact of low calorie sweeteners’ consumption...

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Aspartame Consumption for 12 Weeks Does Not Affect Glycemia, Appetite, or Body Weight of Healthy, Lean Adults in a Randomized Controlled Trial

Author(s): Higgins KA, Considine RV, and Mattes RD
Publication Name: J Nutr 2018;148:650–657.
Publication Year: 2018

This randomized controlled trial (RCT) found that daily ingestion of aspartame for 12 weeks did not elicit any change in glycemia, incretin release or appetite in healthy, lean adults. The results of this study are consistent with findings of a...

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Diabetes UK evidence-based nutrition guidelines for the prevention and management of diabetes (2018)

Author(s): Dyson, P. A., Twenefour, D., Breen, C., Duncan, A., Elvin, E., Goff, L., Hill, A., Kalsi, P., Marsland, N., McCardle, P., Mellor, D., Oliver, L. and W
Publication Name: Diabetic Medicine 2018; 35: 541-547
Publication Year: 2018

The new Diabetes UK evidence-based nutrition guidelines support that nutrition management should be an integral part of the clinical care for all people with diabetes and those at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Key features of the new guidelines...

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Effect of high milk and sugar-sweetened and non-caloric soft drink intake on insulin sensitivity after 6 months in overweight and obese adults: a randomized controlled trial.

Author(s): Engel S, Tholstrup T, Bruun JM, Astrup A, Richelsen B, and Raben A.
Publication Name: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2017 Nov 15; doi:10.1038/s41430-017-0006-9
Publication Year: 2017

The key finding of this 6-month randomised controlled trial is that a long-term daily consumption of 1L of milk, sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB), low calorie sweetened drink and water had no effects on insulin sensitivity and on risk markers of type ...

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