Something Changed, but What Does it Mean? Effects of Low-Calorie Sweeteners on the Gut Microbiome

Recorded September 25, 2020.

Webinar program:

Moderator: Marie Latulippe, MS, RDN, IAFNS

The current state of knowledge on gut microbiome and diet: an overview

  • Cindy Davis, PhD, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements

What the evidence tells us about the effect of low-calorie sweeteners on the gut microbiome

  • Alexandra Lobach, PhD, Intertek

Learning outcomes:

After this presentation, the viewer will be able to:

  1. Understand the current state of knowledge with respect to defining a “healthy gut microbiome.”
  2. Interpret statements about foods/ingredients and effect on the gut microbiome in light of the currently available methods, including strengths and limitations.
  3. Provide evidence-based recommendation about sweetener use in response to client questions about effects on the gut microbiome.