No evidence that low calorie sweeteners would adversely affect obesity or diabetes in humans

Posted: 25 April 2018

ISA statement in response to study by Hoffmann et al. presented at the congress of Experimental Biology 2018. The study by Hoffmann et al., examining biochemical effects of glucose and low calorie sweeteners in cell (in-vitro) and animal experiments...


Low calorie sweeteners are helpful in weight control and do not predispose individuals to diabetes

Posted: 19 March 2018

ISA statement in response to a Press Release by The Endocrine Society: The collective body of evidence supporting low calorie sweeteners’ benefits in weight control overshadow claims in a sucralose study presented at the Endocrine Society's annual...


Low calorie sweeteners in breast milk do not enhance its sweetness nor encourage a liking for sweet taste and overconsumption

Posted: 05 March 2018

Contrary to the claims made by Rother et al. in their recent study, the International Sweeteners Association (ISA) would like to point out the lack of evidence to support any effect of low calorie sweeteners in breast milk on enhancing its sweetness ...


Low calorie sweeteners do not affect glucose control nor increase diabetes risk

Posted: 14 September 2017

Study findings presented at EASD annual meeting by Young et al. are not supported by a number of earlier studies by the same research group In response to a Press Release 1 issued in light of the presentation of a new study by Young et al. at...


Current evidence supports low calorie sweeteners’ use as part of a helpful strategy in managing a “sweet tooth” and childhood adiposity

Posted: 13 September 2017

ISA comments in response to a review paper by Sylvetsky et al Having reviewed the publication by Sylvetsky et al. 1 about the potential implications for low calorie sweetener use in children, the International Sweeteners Association (ISA) wou...


High quality research consistently shows benefits of low calorie sweeteners’ use in weight control

Posted: 17 July 2017

ISA statement in response to Azad et al study The conclusions of a new systematic review by Azad et al. 1 that low calorie sweeteners might be linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease on the basis of findings from observa...