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2013-12-12 23:32:22

Dr. John’s, a leading xylitol-based candy distributor, is pleased to announce four new additions to its chocolate DecaDENTS line. These indulgent, yet healthy, alternatives to the traditional sugar-laden candy include toffee with almonds, raspberry dark chocolate, dark chocolate-covered sea salt caramels, and dark chocolate with orange and almonds. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 With the help of Dr. John's, reducing sugar intake is possible even during the holidays, when...

2013-12-11 23:29:16

Parent company Wisdom Natural Brands® also honored as a Top Wellness Company Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The choice is clear: The award-winning stevia is SweetLeaf Stevia® Sweetener. SweetLeaf has received two top honors in the 5th Annual Selling Wellness Trailblazer Awards, sponsored by the industry recognized trade publication Grocery Headquarters. This prestigious recognition of “Trailblazer” was awarded to SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Sweet Drops™....

2013-12-11 20:21:46

Proprietary Technology will allow for cleaner, more efficient production INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Food Products Group, one of world's leading producers and marketers of zero calorie sweeteners and liquid water enhancers for consumer markets and its sister corporation Lexington Pharmaceuticals announce a breakthrough in sucralose manufacturing technology. Sucralose is the high intensity sweetener frequently sold in the tabletop market in yellow packets....

Aspartame Gets Sweet Revenge, Okayed For Moderate Consumption
2013-12-11 11:30:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Maligned in studies since it came into use in the 1980s, aspartame has now been deemed safe for regular, moderate consumption by the European Food Safety Authority. Previous research had linked the artificial sweetener to higher risk of cancer and premature birth. During its assessment, the EFSA said it reexamined the available clinical evidence, listened to stakeholders and considered over 200 comments submitted online. "This...

2013-12-10 12:33:31

ATLANTA, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Calorie Control Council* is pleased that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) today released a final opinion on aspartame that reaffirms what scientists and healthcare professionals have known for years: aspartame is safe. Following a comprehensive review of studies on aspartame and its metabolites, EFSA has concluded that there is no reason to reconsider the previous safety evaluations of aspartame authorized in the European Union....

2013-12-10 12:33:15

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10. 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a scientific opinion on the low-calorie sweetener aspartame issued today by the European Food Safety Authority, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement: Statement: "We are pleased with today's opinion from the European Food Safety Authority confirming - once again - that aspartame is safe for consumption by the general population, including pregnant women. This opinion, which is based on...

2013-12-06 08:24:53

YUBA CITY, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Society is moving at the speed of light these days--both people and products. In this new world, the motto for the never-ending product trends and cycles could be "Upgrades R Us." That cutting-edge smartphone, bought two months ago, has already been trumped by a newer, updated version that just hit the market. That new trendy outfit--just recently overspent for--is already so last season. New trends can be beneficial; for example, the...

2013-12-04 08:26:26

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) today announced the launch of a national, online consumer engagement campaign. It features registered dietitians who promote a healthy lifestyle through caloric balance, including the total sugars in your diet, rather than focus on a specific type of sugar. "Our goal is to provide consumers with facts about health and nutrition so that they can make informed decisions about their diets," said John...

2013-12-03 08:31:32

Researchers Link Questionable Sugar Substitute to Serious Health Risks WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the Food & Drug Administration's recent decision that it no longer considers the man-made additive "partially hydrogenated oils," (commonly referred to as "trans fat") safe, consumer groups and independent doctors are now targeting the highly controversial sugar substitute High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) as the most dangerous ingredient in the nation's food supply. Jim...

2013-11-26 12:26:40

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes is a serious epidemic in America with more than 26 million American children and adults suffering from it. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the disease has risen to the seventh leading cause of death among Americans. This month of November is Diabetes Awareness Month and is a good time to take a pause and reflect on our health choices and lifestyles. In an effort to help raise awareness and encourage...