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Study Shows Successful Weight Loss Maintainers Use Sweeteners

A new study recently published in the journal Obesity provides further evidence that low-calorie sweetened beverages can be useful for people who want to achieve and maintain a lower weight. A team of researchers recently collected new data from 434 participants in the landmark National Weight Control Registry. These are people who have successfully achieved and maintained Continue Reading

New Study: Sucralose Can Help Type 2 Diabetics

Enjoying desserts as part of a healthy diet can be challenging for people with diabetes, especially in the summertime and around holidays when there are cupcakes, ice cream and pies galore!  But new research published this week in The Review of Diabetic Studies suggests that some desserts made with added fiber and sucralose (a no calorie sweetener), instead Continue Reading

New Study Confirms Diet Drinks CAN Help People Lose Weight

There have been so many confusing headlines out there lately about diet drinks and artificial sweeteners, it’s hard to know what’s based on sound science and what’s being sensationalized. For example a study promoted in March resulted in crazy headlines like “Diet Soda May Increase Your Risk of Stroke” and “Diet soft drinks ‘linked’ to heart attacks,” but the Continue Reading

35 Years of Data Confirms Low-Calorie Sugar Substitute Benefits

With recent headlines stirring debate about artificial sweeteners, this week brings good news for everyone watching their weight! A new review of research has confirmed that using low-calorie sugar substitutes can help you lose weight while satisfying your sweet tooth. Researchers concluded that the use of products containing sugar substitutes do not lead to weight gain or cravings. Researchers Continue Reading

New Study Finds Sucralose has Same Effect as Water on Blood Glucose

Good news for diabetics! New research supports something we’ve known for a while now- the artificial sweeteners acesulfame potassium and sucralose have no effect on blood glucose and insulin levels. Additionally, the study found that neither of the no-calorie sweeteners have an effect on how quickly the stomach empties. The study, which was led by Tongzhi Wu, Continue Reading