Research Summaries

Current body of evidence refutes new Study Claiming Consuming Sucralose-Sweetened Beverages with Carbohydrates Can Lead to Metabolic Impairment

A study published in the March 3, 2020 journal Cell Metabolism claiming that consuming a carbohydrate with sucralose-sweetened beverages causes metabolic impairment leading to insulin sensitivity has a number of limitations and is in contradiction to the current body of evidence indicating that sucralose does not negatively impact insulin sensitivity in healthy adults,1-4 according to … Continue reading

March 4, 2020 Professional Research, Research Summaries, Statements

Effects of Sucralose Ingestion versus Sucralose Taste on Metabolic Responses to an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test in Participants with Normal Weight and Obesity: A Randomized Crossover Trial

Download PDF Nichol AD, Salame C, Rother KI AND Pepino MY. Nutrients 2020, 12, 29; doi:10.3390/nu12010029 Objective To test the hypothesis that sucralose differentially affects metabolic responses to labeled oral glucose tolerance tests (OGTTs) in participants with normal weight and obesity. Background A recent study found that the ingestion of sucralose before an OGTT increased … Continue reading

February 14, 2020 Professional Research, Research Summaries

Animal Study on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Not Applicable to Maternal Health of Pregnant or Lactating Women

A Statement from the Calorie Control Council June 28, 2019 – Results of an animal study published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology and entitled Maternal Exposure to Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Impacts Progeny’s Metabolism and Microbiome cannot be extrapolated to humans. The study involved mice as test subjects, which were fed one of three formulas: a … Continue reading

June 28, 2019 Professional Research, Research Summaries, Statements

Calorie Control Council Response to U.S. Right to Know Request for Federal Trade Commission Review of Sucralose

(ATLANTA) November 20, 2018 — The Calorie Control Council (CCC) is responding to the request from U.S. Right to Know (USRTK) for a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation regarding the advertising of sucralose. This request reports findings from a single study that asserts that “emerging evidence suggests, contrary to some advertising and marketing, that sucralose … Continue reading

November 20, 2018 Research Summaries, Statements

Research on Splenda® sweetener shows reduction in weight and no impact on glucose

March 20, 2018 — A recent study “The Artificial Sweetener Splenda Promotes Gut Proteobacteria, Dysbiosis, and Myeloperoxidase Reactivity in Crohn’s Disease–Like Ileitis” was published the March 2018 issue of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Splenda®, a low-calorie sweetener is a mixture of sucralose, a non-caloric sweetener, and maltodextrin, which provides texture and volume.  Sucralose has been reviewed … Continue reading

March 20, 2018 Professional Research, Research Summaries, Statements