Ibero-American consensus on low- and no-calorie sweeteners: Safety, nutritional aspects and benefits in food and beverages

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dc.contributor.author Serra-Majem, Lluis
dc.contributor.author Raposo, António
dc.contributor.author Aranceta-Bartrina, Javier
dc.contributor.author Varela-Moreiras, Gregorio
dc.contributor.author Logue, Caomhan
dc.contributor.author Laviada, Hugo
dc.contributor.author Socolovsky, Susana
dc.contributor.author Pérez-Rodrigo, Carmen
dc.contributor.author Aldrete-Velasco, Jorge Antonio
dc.contributor.author Sierra, Eduardo Meneses
dc.contributor.author López-García, Rebeca
dc.contributor.author Ortiz-Andrellucchi, Adriana
dc.contributor.author Gómez-Candela, Carmen
dc.contributor.author Abreu, Rodrigo
dc.contributor.author Alexanderson, Erick
dc.contributor.author Álvarez-Álvarez, Rolando Joel
dc.contributor.author Falcón, Ana Luisa Álvarez
dc.contributor.author Anadón, Arturo
dc.contributor.author Bellisle, France
dc.contributor.author Beristain-Navarrete, Ina Alejandra
dc.contributor.author Redondo, Raquel Blasco
dc.contributor.author Bochicchio, Tommaso
dc.contributor.author Camolas, José
dc.contributor.author Cardini, Fernando G.
dc.contributor.author Carocho, Márcio
dc.contributor.author do Céu Costa, Maria
dc.contributor.author Drewnowski, Adam
dc.contributor.author Durán, Samuel
dc.contributor.author Faundes, Víctor
dc.contributor.author Fernández-Condori, Roxana
dc.contributor.author García-Luna, Pedro P.
dc.contributor.author Garnica, Juan Carlos
dc.contributor.author González-Gross, Marcela
dc.contributor.author La Vecchia, Carlo
dc.contributor.author Leis, Rosaura
dc.contributor.author López-Sobaler, Ana María
dc.contributor.author Madero, Miguel Agustín
dc.contributor.author Marcos, Ascensión
dc.contributor.author Ramírez, Luis Alfonso Mariscal
dc.contributor.author Martyn, Danika M.
dc.contributor.author Mistura, Lorenza
dc.contributor.author Rojas, Rafael Moreno
dc.contributor.author Villares, José Manuel Moreno
dc.contributor.author Niño-Cruz, José Antonio
dc.contributor.author Oliveira, María Beatriz P.P.
dc.contributor.author Gil-Antuñano, Nieves Palacios
dc.contributor.author Pérez-Castells, Lucía
dc.contributor.author Ribas-Barba, Lourdes
dc.contributor.author Pedrero, Rodolfo Rincón
dc.contributor.author Riobó, Pilar
dc.contributor.author Medina, Juan Rivera
dc.contributor.author De Faria, Catarina Tinoco
dc.contributor.author Valdés-Ramos, Roxana
dc.contributor.author Vasco, Elsa
dc.contributor.author Wac, Sandra N.
dc.contributor.author Wakida, Guillermo
dc.contributor.author Wanden-Berghe, Carmina
dc.contributor.author Díaz, Luis Xóchihua
dc.contributor.author Zúñiga-Guajardo, Sergio
dc.contributor.author Pyrogianni, Vasiliki
dc.contributor.author de Sousa, Sérgio Cunha Velho
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Medicina es_ES
dc.contributor.other Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital Universitario de La Paz (IdiPAZ) es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-20T14:17:09Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-20T14:17:09Z
dc.date.issued 2018-07-01
dc.identifier.citation Nutrients 10.7 (2018): 818 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2072-6643 es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/685145
dc.description.abstract International scientific experts in food, nutrition, dietetics, endocrinology, physical activity, paediatrics, nursing, toxicology and public health met in Lisbon on 2-4 July 2017 to develop a Consensus on the use of low- and no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS) as substitutes for sugars and other caloric sweeteners. LNCS are food additives that are broadly used as sugar substitutes to sweeten foods and beverages with the addition of fewer or no calories. They are also used in medicines, health-care products, such as toothpaste, and food supplements. The goal of this Consensus was to provide a useful, evidence-based, point of reference to assist in efforts to reduce free sugars consumption in line with current international public health recommendations. Participating experts in the Lisbon Consensus analysed and evaluated the evidence in relation to the role of LNCS in food safety, their regulation and the nutritional and dietary aspects of their use in foods and beverages. The conclusions of this Consensus were: (1) LNCS are some of the most extensively evaluated dietary constituents, and their safety has been reviewed and confirmed by regulatory bodies globally including the World Health Organisation, the US Food and Drug Administration and the European Food Safety Authority; (2) Consumer education, which is based on the most robust scientific evidence and regulatory processes, on the use of products containing LNCS should be strengthened in a comprehensive and objective way; (3) The use of LNCS in weight reduction programmes that involve replacing caloric sweeteners with LNCS in the context of structured diet plans may favour sustainable weight reduction. Furthermore, their use in diabetes management programmes may contribute to a better glycaemic control in patients, albeit with modest results. LNCS also provide dental health benefits when used in place of free sugars; (4) It is proposed that foods and beverages with LNCS could be included in dietary guidelines as alternative options to products sweetened with free sugars; (5) Continued education of health professionals is required, since they are a key source of information on issues related to food and health for both the general population and patients. With this in mind, the publication of position statements and consensus documents in the academic literature are extremely desirable en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This Consensus is the results of the Ibero–American Consensus Meeting on Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners held in Lisbon, Portugal, 2–4 July 2017, that was supported with funding from the Nutrition Research Foundation (FIN) en_US
dc.format.extent 31 pag. es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher MDPI en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Nutrients en_US
dc.rights © 2018 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. en_US
dc.subject.other Added sugars en_US
dc.subject.other Cancer en_US
dc.subject.other Diabetes en_US
dc.subject.other Ibero-American en_US
dc.subject.other Low-calorie sweeteners en_US
dc.subject.other Non-nutritive sweeteners en_US
dc.subject.other Obesity en_US
dc.subject.other Regulation en_US
dc.subject.other Safety en_US
dc.subject.other Sweeteners en_US
dc.title Ibero-American consensus on low- and no-calorie sweeteners: Safety, nutritional aspects and benefits in food and beverages en_US
dc.type article en
dc.subject.eciencia Medicina es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10070818 es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/nu10070818 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 818-1 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationissue 7 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 818-31 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 10 es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento es_ES
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