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 ...


No evidence that low calorie sweeteners may adversely affect glycaemic response and gut microbiota

Posted: 03 October 2018

ISA response to study findings presented at 54th EASD annual meeting by Young et al. Following a presentation of preliminary results from an ongoing, not yet published, clinical trial by Young et al. at the 54th annual meeting of the European...


Regulatory food safety bodies confirm safety of low calorie sweeteners

Posted: 02 October 2018

ISA response to study by Harpaz et al. In response to the recent in vitro experiment by Harpaz et al, the International Sweeteners Association (ISA) would like to state that all approved low calorie sweeteners are amongst the most thoroughly ...