Weight Management

Energy Balance

Low calorie sweeteners (LCS) use and energy balance.

Authors: Peters JC and Beck J.
Publication Name: Physiol Behav. 2016 Apr 7. pii: S0031-9384(16)30111-1. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.03.024.
Publication Year: 2016

This review summarises the research around the role of low calorie sweeteners on weight management over the last three decades. Some observational studies have linked...

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Weight Control

Does low-energy sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight? A systematic review, including meta-analyses, of the evidence from human and animal studies.

Authors: Rogers PJ, Hogenkamp PS, de Graaf C et al, Higgs S, Lluch A, Ness AR, Penfold C; Perry R, Putz P, Yeomans MR, Mela DJ.
Publication Name: Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 Mar; 40(3): 381-94.
Publication Year: 2016

This systematic review and meta-analysis examined the role of low calorie sweeteners in appetite control, energy intake and body weight...

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Weight Management

Intense Sweeteners, Appetite for the Sweet Taste, and Relationship to Weight Management

Author: Bellisle F.
Publication Name: Current Obesity Reports, 2015 Mar; 4(1): 106-110.
Publication Year: 2016

The result of this scientific review highlights that overall, “the existing studies, using widely differing methodologies in various types of consumers (men, women, lean, obese, never obese...

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Energy Balance

Low/No Calorie Sweetened Beverage Consumption in the National Weight Control Registry

Authors: Catenacci VA, Pan Z, Thomas JG, Ogden LG, Roberts SA, Wyatt HR, Wing RR, Hill JO
Publication Name: Obesity (Silver Spring), 2014 Oct; 22(10): 2241-51
Publication Year: 2014

Using an online survey, this study examined low calorie beverage consumption, and strategies and motivation behind their use in successful weight loss maintainers in National Weight Control Registry (NWCR). ...

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Energy Balance

Low-calorie sweeteners and body weight and composition: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies

Authors: Miller PE and Perez V
Publication Name: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2014 Sep; 100(3): 765–777.
Publication Year: 2014

There has been conflicting research on the role of low- and no- calorie sweeteners (LNCS) on body weight. This study represents an analysis of research from ...

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Energy Balance

The Effects of Water and Non-Nutritive Sweetened Beverages on Weight Loss During a 12-week Weight Loss Treatment Program

Authors: Peters JC, Wyatt HR, Foster GD, Pan Z, Wojtanowski AC, Vander Veur SS, Herring SJ, Brill C, Hill JO
Publication Name: Obesity, 2014 June; 22(6): 1415–1421.
Publication Year: 2014

The results of this study suggest that water is not superior to non-nutritive sweetened (NNS) beverages for weight loss, in the context of a comprehensive...

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Weighing Scale

Consensus statement on benefits of low-calorie sweeteners

Authors: Gibson S, Drewnowski A, Hill J, Raben AB, Tuorila H, Widström E
Publication Name: British Nutrition Foundation Nutrition Bulletin, 2014; 39(4): 386–389.
Publication Year: 2014

A Panel of independent experts was convened to discuss the evidence for benefits of Low Calorie sweeteners (LCS) in five key areas...

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Weighing Scale

Intense sweeteners, energy intake and the control of body weight

Authors: Bellisle F and Drewnowski A
Publication Name: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2007; 61: 691-700.
Publication Year: 2007

This paper reviews evidence from laboratory, clinical and epidemiological studies in the context of current research on energy density...

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Energy Balance

A review of the effectiveness of aspartame in helping with weight control

Authors: de la Hunty A, Gibson S and Ashwell M
Publication Name: British Nutrition Foundation Nutrition Bulletin, 2006; 31: 115-128.
Publication Year: 2006

This report reviews the evidence for the effect of aspartame, a low calorie sweetener, on weight loss, weight maintenance and energy intakes...

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Studies

The effect of aspartame as part of a multidisciplinary weight-control program on short- and long-term control of body weight.

Authors: Blackburn GL, Kanders BS, Lavin PT, Keller SD and Whatley J
Publication Name: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 1997; 65: 409-418.
Publication Year: 1997

This study investigated whether the addition of the high-intensity sweetener aspartame to a multidisciplinary weight-control program would...

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