News Bite: Low-Calorie Sweeteners: A Sweet Solution to Lowering Your Calorie Intake?


Imagine sitting down for breakfast at a diner on a lazy Sunday morning. Sounds relaxing, right? Sure, until you are faced with the decision of what kind of sweetener to put in your coffee, assuming you don’t take it black, that is. What do you choose: sugar, or one of the low-calorie sweeteners (LCS) on the table?

You may have heard claims about the dangers of low-calorie sweeteners, but it turns out these claims are not backed with science. Rigorous scientific research reviews have proven again and again that the FDA-approved low-calorie sweeteners in our food supply are absolutely safe to consume. This article highlights some common misconceptions about LCS, their safety, and their role in weight management.

Check out the full article on the Eat+Run blog at U.S. News & World Report to learn more.