2 hrs ago
Analyst tips Coke to ride out shocking US diet soda slump
US analyst Bonnie Herzog predicts that diet soda sales declines could fuel a 15-20% drop in overall US carbonated soft drink sales by 2020 but believes Coke is best-positioned to ride out the storm.
8 hrs ago
Cape Cod Times
Two sweeteners that have health benefits
For those of you with a sweet tooth, remember: Not all sweeteners are alike. Refined white sugar and corn syrup are stripped of nutrients, have a high glycemic index and contribute to obesity and diabetes.
12 hrs ago
Cancer Causer or Weight Loss Jewel?
Aspartame is off the black list. Once considered a cancer causer, it's now considered safe this is according to a review from the European Food Safety Authority, who says it's disproven the negative health issues around this sweetener.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
European Food Safety Authority Re-Affirms Safety of Aspartame
In response to a scientific opinion on the low-calorie sweetener aspartame issued by the European Food Safety Authority, the Canadian Beverage Association issued the following statement: /CNW/ - Yesterday the European Food Safety Authority once again re-affirms the safety of aspartame as it issued its scientific opinion on the re-evaluation of ... (more)
Excessive gum-chewing may contribute to headaches, say researchers
Israel-based researchers Watemberg et al. found that children and adolescents reporting migraine-like headaches who chewed gum regularly reported improved symptoms after kicking the habit.
Aspartame Gets Sweet Revenge, Okayed For Moderate Consumption
Maligned in studies since it came into use in the 1980s, aspartame has now been deemed safe for regular, moderate consumption by the European Food Safety Authority.
Popular Artificial Sweetener Aspartame Deemed "Safe," Study
The European Food Safety Authority brought forward its review, planned for completion by 2020, at the request of the European Commission.
Aspartame safe to eat, European agency finds - Wed, 11 Dec 2013 PST
The European Food Safety Authority has found that the artificial sweetener aspartame is safe for people to consume at the levels currently used in diet soft drinks.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Diet Soda Sales Decline: Are Artificial Sweeteners To Blame?
Diet soda sales have declined over the past year at a much larger pace than regular soda, and some experts believe it has to do with artificial sweeteners.
Coffee drinkers pay it forward amid crisis
THE artificial sweetener NutraSweet has been deemed safe for people to consume at the levels currently used in diet soft drinks.
Europe: Diet sweetener aspartame is safe in cola
By The Associated Press Another round of snow is in the forecast for the mid-Atlantic region, just in time for the morning commute.
EU food safety body sees no new health risk from aspartame
The artificial sweetener aspartame - widely used in low-calorie soft drinks - poses no health risks at currently approved consumption levels, the European Union's food safety watchdog said on Tuesday.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Lake Country Sun
2 sweeteners bursting with flavor, nutritional benefits
Eighteen different grades of maple syrup are displayed in East Montpelier, Vt. Vermont lawmakers are considering whether to drop the state's traditional maple labeling system in favor of an international one.
Why diet cola could be making you FATTER and WRINKLIER: Low-calorie...
Diet colas have long been regarded as the dieter's friend - but one-calorie fizzy drinks may actually be the reason you can't shift that stubborn spare tyre.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
What's the difference between stevia, Truvia and PureVia?
If you don't know by now, stevia is a plant that grows in Brazil that tastes naturally sweet; therefore, it is dried out and ground up and is a great substitute for sugar, eliminating unwanted calories.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Top 5 Reasons Why You (and your kids!) Should Avoid Soda
Like many common food faux pax , most of us kind of know that sodas are bad for usa but we drink them anyway because we don't really know why they're bad.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Sensory Science: Testing Taste Thresholds
Introduction During the holidays we often find ourselves surrounded by a wide variety of taste sensations.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Trials discover that controversial sweetener aspartame is actually...
Human guinea pigs were fed cereal snack bars, some of which contained the artificial sweetener, by a team of researchers at Hull York Medical School.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Sucralose creates toxic chemicals when heated and increases glucose levels
Taylor and Francis released a report on December 1, 2013 entitled Sucralose , A Synthetic Organochlorine Sweetener: Overview Of Biological Issues in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B: Critical Reviews .
Wed Nov 27, 2013
New Market Research Report: Global Consumers and Sweeteners Sentiment and Communication
The analysis is based on consumer interviews as well as analysing social media and traditional media activities.