Role of Nonnutritive Sweeteners in Regulation of Weight: Obesity Facts and Fiction

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | EST

Location: A411

Presenters: John Fernstrom; Mark Pereira; Dana Small

Chairs: Nancy Butte; Richard Mattes

Course Overview

Nonnutritive Sweeteners 101: Chemistry, Properties, Safety Testing, and Standards of Long-Standing and New Artificial Sweeteners, Sugar Alcohols, Novel Sweeteners, and Natural Sweeteners – John Fernstrom

Non-nutritive Sweetened Beverages and Risk of Obesity, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease – Mark Pereira

Neurobiological Mechanisms by which Nonnutritive Sweeteners May Affect Appetite, Food Intake and Weight Regulation – Dana Small