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What are polyols? Polyols are sugar-free sweeteners. Polyols are carbohydrates but they are not sugars. They are used cup-for-cup [volume-for-volume] in the same amount as sugar is used, unlike acesulfame potassium, aspartame, saccharin, and sucralose which are used in very small amounts. What...
Provided by the Food and Drug Administration Via E-Mail January 27, 1999The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition has recently received numerous requests for information and evaluation regarding an article attributed to a Ms. Nancy Markle. In that article Ms....
ATLANTA (January 13, 2005) –The newly updated 2005 Dietary Guidelines from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of U.S. Health & Human Services (HHS) advise people to balance their calories and incorporate physical activity as two key strategies for weight control...
ATLANTA (February 17, 2005) According to government officials, obesity is at an all time high and is one of the biggest threats to the health of adults and children. Sucralose, a no-calorie sweetener used in thousands of low-calorie and sugar-free products, and Splenda Brand® Sweetener are...
ATLANTA (March 2, 2005) – New research published in the Journal of Food Science indicates that people who use low-calorie, sugar-free foods and beverages have better quality diets. Researchers studied more than 1,000 adults and found that those who incorporated reduced-calorie products...
Calorie Control Council Supports Message of Balancing Calorie Intake and Physical ActivityATLANTA (April 19, 2005) – The new Food Guidance System from the U.S. Department of Agriculture focuses on balancing the foods people eat with physical activity, a message the Calorie Control Council...
Consumers and Health Professionals Now Have a Resource for the Facts about the Sweetener SucraloseATLANTA (May 2, 2005) - Accurate and credible information on sucralose, a no-calorie sweetener, is now available on the Web via a new site - www.sucralose.org .The site:Provides consumers and health...
ATLANTA (December 16, 2005) - As the holiday season comes to a close and the new year approaches, many will make a vow to shed those unwanted pounds.  According to a recent Calorie Control Council survey, 54 percent of Americans - or 123 million people - are currently trying to reduce...
ATLANTA (March 8, 2006) - Consumers and health professionals can find accurate and reliable information about saccharin on the Web via www.saccharin.org.  The new and improved saccharin Web site has an updated look and feel with expanded information on the benefits and safety of this low-...
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