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.

Please click on the links below to stay up to date on the science of low calorie sweeteners:

Sucralose poses no safety concern for consumers

Posted: 08 May 2017

What you need to know about EFSA opinion on Ramazzini Institute sucralose study It comes as no surprise that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) rejects the findings of another questionable study performed by the Ramazzini Institute and,...

What happens when we consume low calorie sweeteners?

Posted: 25 January 2017

A new review explains how they are metabolised Low calorie sweeteners are well known for their most important benefit - providing sweet taste to food and drinks with no, or virtually no, calories. While this feature is common to all low calori...

What health professionals should know about low calorie sweeteners’ effect on glucose control

Posted: 10 August 2017

A review of the latest scientific evidence Highlights: Low calorie sweeteners do not affect blood glucose or insulin levels. Using low calorie sweeteners in place of sugar and as part of an overall healthy diet and lifestyle can be a ...

Why are low calorie sweeteners friendly to oral health?

Posted: 15 March 2017

ISA supports World Dental Federation in raising awareness about good oral hygiene practice in light of World Oral Health Day Caring about oral health is crucial when we know that oral disease affects 3.9 billion people worldwide, with untreated ...