Low calorie sweeteners: a useful tool in helping reduce overall calorie intake in both adults and children

Posted: 02 May 2019

ISA statement in response to new study by Sylvetsky et al. - The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) responds to a new study by Sylvetsky et al., pointing to the overwhelming body of scientific evidence that shows low calorie sweeteners can...


ISA responds to the non-conclusive findings of the German Federal Institute (BfR) regarding the stability of sucralose at high temperatures

Posted: 10 April 2019

Brussels, 10th April 2019: Responding to the statement from the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) regarding the stability of the sweetener sucralose when heated to high temperatures, the International Sweeteners Association (ISA)...


Low calorie sweeteners not associated to increased risk of mortality

Posted: 18 March 2019

ISA statement in response to the study by Malik et al. There is no evidence that low calorie sweeteners could increase the risk of mortality, based on an overwhelming body of robust scientific evidence. Commenting on a new paper by Malik et al....


No evidence that low calorie sweeteners could cause or increase the risk of cardiovascular disease

Posted: 14 February 2019

ISA statement in response to the study by Mossavar-Rahmani et al. - Current evidence, including recent reviews commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO), indicates that there is no evidence that low calorie sweeteners could cause or ...


Low calorie sweeteners can play a beneficial role in calorie reduction and weight management

Posted: 03 January 2019

ISA statement in response to the systematic review by Toews et al. An overwhelming body of robust scientific evidence demonstrates that low calorie sweeteners can be helpful tools in weight management, when used to replace sugar and as part of...


Low calorie sweeteners have no effect on glucose control and metabolism

Posted: 03 October 2018

ISA statement in response to study by Romo-Romo et al. Low calorie sweeteners have no effect on glucose control and metabolism as demonstrated by collective evidence from human clinical trials and recently reconfirmed in a systematic review ...