Low-Calorie Sweeteners and Body Weight and Composition

Replacement of caloric sweeteners with lower- or no calorie alternatives may facilitate weight loss or weight maintenance by helping to reduce energy intake. However, past research examining the relationship between low-calorie sweeteners (LCSs) and body weight has produced mixed results. The aim of this study was to systematically review and quantitatively evaluate randomized controlled trials and prospective cohort studies, separately, that examined the relation between LCSs and body weight and composition.

Institution: Exponent
Principal Investigator: Paige Miller, PhD, MPH, RD
Year Awarded: 2013

Read More: Low-Calorie Sweeteners And Body Weight And Composition: A Meta-Analysis Of Randomized Controlled Trials And Prospective Cohort Studies

Learn more about the IAFNS Low-Calorie Sweeteners Committee.