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  • Drinking Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages Common Among Weight Loss Maintainers

    Drinking Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages Common Among Weight Loss Maintainers

    Drinking low- and no-calorie sweetened beverages, including diet sodas, are common among people who have maintained significant weight loss, according to a new study published in Obesity. In the study, researchers surveyed individuals in the National Weight Control Registry in which participants have maintained a weight loss of at least 30 ... > Read More

  • Study found blood sugar levels not affected  by sucralose-sweetened desserts

    Study found blood sugar levels not affected by sucralose-sweetened desserts

    Research Significant for People with Type 2 Diabetes ATLANTA (July 15, 2014) -- Adding to the current body of science on the impact of sucralose in weight and diabetes management, university and medical researchers found that some desserts, when made with added soluble fiber (dextrin) and sucralose in place of added ... > Read More

  • New Research Analyzing 35 Years of Data Confirms Positive Effects of Low-Calorie Sweeteners in Weight Loss

    ATLANTA (May 13, 2014) – A new study recently presented at the Experimental Biology 2014 Conference in San Diego, CA found the use of low-calorie sweeteners resulted in reductions in body weight. Researchers also concluded that the use of products containing low-calorie sweeteners do not lead to weight gain or ... > Read More

  • Study Finds Sucralose, Sweetening Ingredient in Splenda® Sweetener Products, Has Same Effect as Water on the Body

    – Results Add to Evidence that SPLENDA® is Safe for People with Diabetes –  FT. WASHINGTON, PA (March 18, 2014) – Consuming sucralose in a drink is shown to have the same effect as water on a person’s sugar and insulin levels, according to a study reported in Diabetes Care, a ... > Read More

  • Study Finds Sucralose and Acesulfame Potassium Have No Effect on Blood Glucose

    Study Finds Sucralose and Acesulfame Potassium Have No Effect on Blood Glucose

    A study funded by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council has found that consumption of sucralose and acesulfame potassium has no effect on blood glucose and insulin levels. Additionally, the study found that neither of the sweeteners have an effect on how quickly the stomach empties. In the study, ... > Read More

  • Calorie Control Council Statement on Schiffman Sucralose Review

    ATLANTA (November 21, 2013) -- A new review from Schiffman and Rother1 on biological issues related to sucralose is an opinion piece that reiterates past opinions expressed by Schiffman that have been previously refuted by experts in safety assessment.  The publication represents no additional research and does not consider the ... > Read More

  • Dieting During the Holidays

    Year after year, most people will gain at least one to two pounds between October and February -- and keep the extra weight permanently. But this does not have to sabotage your goals. With a little know-how, you can satisfy your desire for traditional favorites and still enjoy a guilt-free ... > Read More

  • Falling into a Healthy Exercise and Eating Program

    With the leaves changing color, the weather cooling off, it’s time to raid the closet again in search of a bulkier wardrobe. However, this should not signal an end to weight loss and physical fitness efforts. In fact, many people gain weight in the autumn months, side-tracked by dwindling daylight ... > Read More

  • Survey Shows Most Americans are Weight Conscious

    New AHA and ADA Supporting Statement on Low-Calorie Sweeteners ATLANTA (July 10, 2012) – Using low-calorie sweeteners in beverages and other foods has the potential to help people reach and maintain a healthy body weight and is helpful for glucose control for people with diabetes, according to a new scientific statement ... > Read More

  • Low-Calorie, Intense Sweeteners Can Help Support Weight Loss Efforts

    ATLANTA (Sept. 2, 2011) – It has been called one of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century, with the numbers of those affected continuing to rise at an alarming rate. Once considered a problem only in high-income countries, obesity is now taking a toll on populations across ... > Read More