51 min

Added Sugars & Sugar Substitutes: Weight, Glucose & Gut Health – Dr. John Sievenpiper & Hope Warshaw Sound Bites A Nutrition Podcast

    • Nutrition

Overconsumption of added sugars continues to be a major concern in health maintenance and chronic disease prevention among Americans. The average American currently consumes 270 calories or the equivalent of 16 teaspoons of added sugars per day. Can low- and no-calorie sweeteners provide a safe and effective option to help people reduce their consumption of added sugars?
Tune in to this episode to learn about:
Current added sugars intake and recommendations Top sources of added sugars Americans consume Common myths associated with low- and no-calorie sweeteners Recent science on hot button topics related to low- and no-calorie sweeteners, such as weight control, glucose management and gut health The definition of Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI), how it is used in research and to assess safe consumption of low- and no-calorie sweeteners Insights regarding study design and methodology, confounding factors and reverse causality in research on low- and no-calorie sweeteners Differences between foods and beverages made with low- and no-calorie sweeteners Practical takeaways for understanding, interpreting and communicating the science around low- and no-calorie sweeteners Resources including links to research studies and scientific summaries on low- and no-calorie sweeteners This episode is sponsored by Heartland Food Products Group.
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Overconsumption of added sugars continues to be a major concern in health maintenance and chronic disease prevention among Americans. The average American currently consumes 270 calories or the equivalent of 16 teaspoons of added sugars per day. Can low- and no-calorie sweeteners provide a safe and effective option to help people reduce their consumption of added sugars?
Tune in to this episode to learn about:
Current added sugars intake and recommendations Top sources of added sugars Americans consume Common myths associated with low- and no-calorie sweeteners Recent science on hot button topics related to low- and no-calorie sweeteners, such as weight control, glucose management and gut health The definition of Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI), how it is used in research and to assess safe consumption of low- and no-calorie sweeteners Insights regarding study design and methodology, confounding factors and reverse causality in research on low- and no-calorie sweeteners Differences between foods and beverages made with low- and no-calorie sweeteners Practical takeaways for understanding, interpreting and communicating the science around low- and no-calorie sweeteners Resources including links to research studies and scientific summaries on low- and no-calorie sweeteners This episode is sponsored by Heartland Food Products Group.
Full shownotes and resources at:

51 min