Weight Management

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Low-Calorie Beverage Consumption, Diet Quality and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in British Adults

Author(s): Patel L, Alicandro G, and La Vecchia C.
Publication Name: Nutrients 2018; 10: 1261
Publication Year: 2018

Analysing data from 5,521 adults participating in the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS; 2008-2012 and 2013-2014), this study by Patel et al found that consumers of low calorie sweetened beverages had a better diet quality and higher...

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Reported Consumption of Low-Calorie Sweetener in Foods, Beverages, and Food and Beverage Additions by US Adults: NHANES 2007–2012

Author(s): Malek AM, Hunt KJ, DellaValle DM, Greenberg D, Peter JV, Marriott BP.
Publication Name: Curr Dev Nutr. 2018 Sep; 2(9): nzy054
Publication Year: 2018

The present study found that US adults consuming products with low calorie sweeteners have lower total energy (calorie) and sugar intake than did individuals without sweeteners’ intake. This cross-sectional study aimed to describe the prevalence...

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Diet-Quality and Socio-Demographic Factors Associated with Non-Nutritive Sweetener Use in the Australian Population

Author(s): Grech A, Kam CO, Gemming L and Rangan A.
Publication Name: Nutrients 2018; 10(7): 833
Publication Year: 2018

The present study found that while consumption of low calorie sweeteners is higher in overweight people, it was linked with being on a weight loss diet or having diabetes. This finding confirms the fact that people turn to low calorie sweeteners...

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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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Pathways and mechanisms linking dietary components to cardiometabolic disease: thinking beyond calories

Author(s): Stanhope KL, Goran MI, Bosy-Westphal A, King JC, Schmidt LA, Schwarz J-M, Stice E, Sylvetsky AC, Turnbaugh PJ, Bray GA, Gardner CD, Havel PJ, et al.
Publication Name: Obes Rev. 2018 May 14. doi: 10.1111/obr.12699. [Epub ahead of print]
Publication Year: 2018

As concluded by the authors of the publication on the outcome of a discussion about ‘Diet and Cardiometabolic Health – Beyond Calories’ in the context of the 2017 CrossFit Foundation Academic Conference in San Francisco, California, randomized ...

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Nonnutritive sweeteners in weight management and chronic disease: A review

Author(s): Sylvetsky AC and Rother KI
Publication Name: Obesity (2018) 26, 635-640. doi:10.1002/oby.22139
Publication Year: 2018

This review study compares evidence regarding the role of low calorie sweeteners in weight management between observational studies and randomised clinical trials (RCTs) and concludes that RCTs demonstrate that low calorie sweeteners may support...

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