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Childhood obesity increasing trends can be reversed

Author: ISA | Posted: October 2016

Celebrated for the second time since its official launch by the World Obesity Federation last year, World Obesity Day aims to stimulate and support practical actions that will help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reverse the global obesity crisis. With the prevalence of...


Bias and limitations in a systematic review by mandrioli et al raise serious concerns about its conclusions regarding industry-supported research on low calorie sweeteners

Author: ISA | Posted: September 2016

The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) strongly refutes the misleading and biased conclusions in an article by Mandrioli et al in Plos One claiming that industry-supported research on low calorie sweetened beverages and weight outcomes is more likely to show favourable results...


Low calorie sweeteners do not affect appetite and can be an effective tool in reducing energy intake

Author: ISA | Posted: July 2016

ISA response to study by Wang et al. The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) strongly refutes the claims made in the study by Wang et al. published in Cell Metabolism. There is a broad body of scientific evidence from human studies which clearly demonstrates that low calorie sweeteners are not associated with an increase in appetite…


Study from York University does not show a link between aspartame intake and glucose intolerance

Author: ISA | Posted: May 2016

ISA statement in response to the study published by Kuk and Brown, York University, Canada regarding aspartame intake and glucose intolerance in obese individuals. The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) supports that there is no evidence whatsoever to prove any direct link between the aspartame consumption and glucose intolerance by obese people…


Evidence do not prove any direct relationship between consumption of diet drinks during pregnancy and higher infant weight

Author: ISA | Posted: May 2016

ISA statement in response to the study published in JAMA Pediatrics regarding diet drinks’ consumption in pregnancy and infant BMI. The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) supports that there is no evidence to prove any direct link between the consumption of low calorie sweetened beverages by women during pregnancy and an increased risk of being overweight in infancy or childhood…