The Committee seeks to develop and communicate the science related to how the consumption of LNCSs can contribute to overall health and wellness.

To carry out this mission, the committee focuses on four areas:

  • The role of LNCSs in taste perception and food choices.                                         
  • The physiologic and metabolic effects of LNCSs.         
  • The role of LNCSs in health and disease.    
  • Research approaches and study designs to investigate effects of LNCSs in the diet.

Interested in learning more? We have continuing education

  • Access CEU credits here

COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Ajinomoto North America, Inc.
Cargill, Incorporated
Heartland Foods​
Keurig Dr Pepper​
Mondelēz International
PureCircle by Ingredion

ACADEMIC ADVISORS
Johanna Dwyer, DSc, RD, Tufts Medical Center
Connie Weaver, PhD, Weaver & Associates Consulting LLC
Heather Leidy, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

GOVERNMENT LIAISON
Njwen Anyangwe, PhD, US Food and Drug Administration

Regulatory Safety Assessments of Low-Calorie Sweeteners

View publicly available regulatory assessments of the safety of low-calorie sweeteners.

Interested in Learning More About Low-Calorie Sweeteners?

Click below for free, science-based CEU resources for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

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NSSRI / IAFNS Briefing

Virtual, Webinar

The National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative (NSSRI) is a partnership of organizations and health authorities from across the US. IAFNS hosted a dialogue with NSSRI to inform members on their approach to sugar and salt targets and implementation plans.

Read more about NSSRI / IAFNS Briefing

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    [is_search] => 
    [is_feed] => 
    [is_comment_feed] => 
    [is_trackback] => 
    [is_home] => 
    [is_privacy_policy] => 
    [is_404] => 
    [is_embed] => 
    [is_paged] => 
    [is_admin] => 
    [is_attachment] => 
    [is_singular] => 
    [is_robots] => 
    [is_favicon] => 
    [is_posts_page] => 
    [is_post_type_archive] => 
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    [query_vars_changed:WP_Query:private] => 
    [thumbnails_cached] => 
    [stopwords:WP_Query:private] => 
    [compat_fields:WP_Query:private] => Array
        (
            [0] => query_vars_hash
            [1] => query_vars_changed
        )

    [compat_methods:WP_Query:private] => Array
        (
            [0] => init_query_flags
            [1] => parse_tax_query
        )

)