It’s summertime and there is nothing more satisfying then spending time outdoors and enjoying your favorite beverage. No matter what you’re looking for in a beverage, our beverage companies offer a wide variety of choice to customers including a vast selection of low-and no-calorie products that taste great. These types of products are great options if you are trying to cut calories or maintain a healthy weight.
As some of the most researched ingredients in the world, there is substantial credible research that supports the safety and efficacy of low-and no- calorie sweeteners. Below are four facts to know about low-and no-calorie sweeteners:
- Low-and no-calorie sweeteners were deemed safe for use in foods and beverages by the World Health Organization, U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the European Food Safety Authority
- Low-and no-calorie sodas, which are 99 percent water, have been proven to be an effective tool for weight loss and weight maintenance
- According to the CHOICE study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, low- or no-calorie beverages can be an important tool in helping reduce calories
- Low-and no-calorie sweeteners can be help you feel less hungry than water alone, according to a 2016 study published in the journal Obesity
To learn more about how our beverage companies are providing choice to customers, visit BalanceUS.org.