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Jul 15, 2014, 15:28 ET
University and medical researchers found that some desserts, when made with added soluble fiber (dextrin) and sucralose in place of added sugar, had positive effects on blood sugar and insulin levels in people with type 2 diabetes. More at (PRNewsFoto/Calorie Control Council)

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

  Research Significant for People with Type 2 Diabetes, says Calorie Control Council Adding to the current body of science on the impact of...

May 21, 2014, 16:25 ET
FDA Approves Advantame as New Sweetener (PRNewsFoto/Calorie Control Council)

FDA Approves Advantame as New Sweetener

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new high intensity sweetener, Advantame, for general use in foods and...

May 13, 2014, 10:12 ET

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

A new study recently presented at the Experimental Biology 2014 Conference in San Diego, CA found the use of low-calorie sweeteners resulted in...

Mar 30, 2014, 14:48 ET

Research on Diet Drinks and Heart Issues Not Supported by Majority of Scientific Evidence, says the Calorie Control Council

 Findings presented this weekend at the American College of Cardiology Annual Conference assessing the potential association of post menopausal...

Mar 11, 2014, 07:00 ET
Sylvia Melendez Klinger, MS, RDN, LDN, CPT and Dr. James Hill at the University of Colorado and co-founder of America on the Move.  (PRNewsFoto/Calorie Control Council)

The Dr. Oz Show Claims about Low Calorie Sweeteners Disproven by Leading Health Organizations and Numerous Scientific Studies

 According to The Calorie Control Council, claims made yesterday on The Dr. Oz Show that low calorie sweeteners cause food cravings and weight...

Dec 10, 2013, 12:58 ET

EFSA Review Shows Aspartame is Safe

 The Calorie Control Council* is pleased that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today released a final opinion on aspartame that...

Sep 27, 2013, 12:31 ET
The Truth About Low Calorie Sweetener Consumption: Contrary to The Dr. Oz Show claim, consumers actually use less than one pound per year of low calorie sweeteners. SOURCE: The Calorie Control Council.  (PRNewsFoto/Calorie Control Council)

The Dr. Oz Show Gets It Wrong About Low Calorie Sweeteners, According to Calorie Control Council

Today's segment of The Dr. Oz Show claiming low calorie sweeteners cause weight gain was not based on scientific...

Jul 10, 2013, 17:45 ET

Opinion Piece on Low-Calorie Sweeteners Only Tells One Side of the Story, says Calorie Control Council

 The views put forth in the opinion piece, "Artificial sweeteners produce the counterintuitive effect of inducing metabolic derangements,"1...

Jun 10, 2013, 11:50 ET

Study Shows Low-Calorie Sweeteners Can Help Manage Diabetes

 A new review in the summer 2013 edition of US Endocrinology found that low-calorie sweeteners can be used to both help prevent and manage Type...

Oct 24, 2012, 14:00 ET

New Comment from Calorie Control Council on the Safety of Aspartame

 Over 200 studies have demonstrated the safety of aspartame, and nutrition experts and regulatory bodies world-wide continue to reaffirm that...

Jul 13, 2012, 07:15 ET

New Statement From American Heart Association And American Diabetes Association Supports Low-calorie Sweeteners As Useful Substitutes For Sugar

 Using low-calorie sweeteners in beverages and other foods has the potential to help people reach and maintain a healthy body weight and is...

May 29, 2012, 14:06 ET

Updated Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Position Paper Confirms Safety And Benefits Of Low-Calorie Sweeteners

 Consumers can safely enjoy a range of sweeteners, both full-calorie and low-calorie ones, as part of a healthy diet guided by current...

May 07, 2012, 14:00 ET

New Website Provides Objective, Scientific Information On Benefits Of Fibers

The need for public and health professional education about dietary fiber is crucial since consumption of fiber is low enough to be of public...

May 01, 2012, 07:00 ET

New Website Provides Objective, Scientific Information on Benefits of Fibers

The need for public and health professional education about dietary fiber is crucial since consumption of fiber is low enough to be of public...

Jan 09, 2012, 10:00 ET

Calorie Control Council Predicts Top 5 Trends in Dieting and Healthy Eating in 2012

 For many people, losing weight will become a high priority this January. Refrigerators will be stripped of holiday leftovers, gym...

Dec 08, 2011, 11:20 ET

Keep the Holiday Spirit, Not the Seasonal Weight Gain

 December often means a calendar packed with holiday parties and high-calorie foods. While in the thick of the holiday season, many can find...

Oct 28, 2011, 10:00 ET

Calorie Control Council Announces the Publication of "Alternative Sweeteners" Book

The Calorie Control Council has announced the publication of "Alternative Sweeteners, Fourth Edition," the updated textbook edited by well-known...

May 03, 2011, 10:00 ET

THE GOOD NEWS: Americans are Losing Weight; THE BAD NEWS: For Many, the Pounds Come Back After Six Months

"National Survey: Rollercoaster Dieting in Full Swing; Two-thirds of Americans on diet do-over within the year" During the past 12...

Dec 22, 2010, 10:00 ET

Calorie Control Council Predicts Top 5 Trends in Dieting and Weight Loss in 2011

As the hectic holiday season comes to a close and a new year approaches, many consumers are once again vowing to adopt weight loss goals to shed...

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