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This paper aims to assess how benchmarks for safe levels of consumption of Low-Calorie Sweeteners (LCS) are utilized by researchers. In addition, it explores how varying use of such benchmarks may contribute to challenges in understanding and applying nutritional guidance for LCS consumption.
This article describes a framework to develop guidance based on quality evidence fully vetted for efficacy and safety by qualified experts, and designed to communicate the amounts of specific dietary bioactive compounds with identified health benefits.
Risk-based labeling based on the minimal eliciting doses in populations with peanut allergy is a potentially more informative alternative to current labeling practices for those challenged with managing food allergens. This study focuses on the eliciting doses for 1 and 5 percent of sensitive individuals.
Sweetness is a sensation that contributes to the palatability of foods, which is the primary driver of food choice. Thus, understanding how to measure the appeal of sweetness and how to modify it are key to effecting dietary change for health.