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Article ID: 589760

Updated Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Position Paper Confirms Safety and Benefits of Low-Calorie Sweeteners

Calorie Control Council

Consumers can safely enjoy a range of sweeteners, both full-calorie and low-calorie ones, as part of a healthy diet guided by current nutrition recommendations, according to a newly updated position paper by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association).

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29-May-2012 1:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: New Website Provides Objective, Scientific Information on Benefits of Fibers

Article ID: 588679

New Website Provides Objective, Scientific Information on Benefits of Fibers

Calorie Control Council

The need for public and health professional education about dietary fiber is crucial since consumption of fiber is low enough to be of public health concern for both adults and children, according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Objective and credible information on dietary fibers is now available on the Web via a new site - www.fiberfacts.org.

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1-May-2012 7:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: May Your Holiday Season Be Light – How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain in 2011

Article ID: 583973

May Your Holiday Season Be Light – How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain in 2011

Calorie Control Council

It's that time of year when extra calories lurk around every corner – baked goods at the office, cocktails and snacks at holiday parties, chocolates in stockings and holiday dinners that can average more than 4,500 calories and 220 grams of fat, according to the Calorie Control Council. All these extras can add up to weight gain during the holiday season.

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14-Dec-2011 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Calorie Control Council Announces the Publication of “Alternative Sweeteners” Book

Article ID: 582248

Calorie Control Council Announces the Publication of “Alternative Sweeteners” Book

Calorie Control Council

The Calorie Control Council announced the publication of “Alternative Sweeteners, Fourth Edition,” the updated textbook edited by well-known sweetener authority Lyn O’Brien Nabors. Chapters have been updated for aspartame, saccharin, stevia and sucralose, among other sweeteners.

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27-Oct-2011 12:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Only Eight Percent Follow Restrictive Diets (e.g. Dukan, Atkins) or Weight Control Programs (e.g. Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers)

Article ID: 576908

Only Eight Percent Follow Restrictive Diets (e.g. Dukan, Atkins) or Weight Control Programs (e.g. Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers)

Calorie Control Council

Despite all the recent hype, restrictive diets such as the Dukan Diet and Atkins – and dieting programs such as Jenny Craig or Weight Watchers – appear at the bottom of the list of popular weight control methods, according to a new national survey released this week by the Calorie Control Council (CCC). At the top of the list are cutting back on sugar, eating smaller portions, using low-calorie, sugar-free foods and beverages and combining calorie reduction with exercise.

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18-May-2011 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 555569

New Website Provides Objective Information on Stevia

Calorie Control Council

Accurate and reliable information regarding stevia, a natural, zero calorie sweetener is now available on the Web via a new site – http://www.steviabenefits.org.

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28-Aug-2009 1:00 PM EDT
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    16-Jan-2009 11:00 AM EST

Article ID: 548163

New Infant Feeding and Obesity Research Adds Insight to Ongoing Issue

International Formula Council

Dr. David Barker's research, featured in the February edition of the Journal of Nutrition, finds that the effect of breastfeeding on obesity disappears by age 7.

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16-Jan-2009 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 547651

Economy to Affect Dieting and Nutrition Trends in the Coming Year

Calorie Control Council

As the year comes to a close, many spend time reflecting on the past 12 months as well as making resolutions about the coming year. As 2008 ends, what new dieting and exercise trends can be expected for 2009? Beth Hubrich, MS, RD, of the Calorie Control Council weighed in on this issue stating, "With the continued rise in obesity, weight gain prevention has become just as important as weight loss. This, coupled with a decline in the economy, has many consumers searching for quality nutrition on a budget."

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22-Dec-2008 7:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 539669

New Studies Add Insights to Issue of Infant Feeding and Effects on Obesity

International Formula Council

Conference at Experimental Biology explores infant feeding and the development of obesity.

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10-Apr-2008 8:30 AM EDT
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