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Why We Need Zero Calorie Sweeteners Podcast

Why Do We Need Zero Calorie Sweeteners, and Are They Safe?

This podcast covers the primary drivers for why low- and no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS) are needed and describes the science behind LNCS while debunking common myths.


Richard D. Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD
Distinguished Professor of Nutrition Science at Purdue University, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and Affiliated Scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center

Created by: Kelly Brownell, PhD, Director of the World Food Policy Center, Professor of Public Policy and Psychology at Duke University, and Host of The Leading Voices in Food Podcast

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Added Sugars & Sugar Substitutes: Weight, Glucose & Gut Health

This podcast covers the latest research on Added Sugars and Low/No-Calorie Sweeteners (LNCS), including myths about LNCS, acceptable daily intake, clinical applications and practical takeaways.

CPEU: 1.0
CPE Level: 1

Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDCES, BC-ADM
Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Dr. John L. Sievenpiper, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and Staff Physician and Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital

Created by: Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDCES, and CEO of Sound Bites® Podcast

Setting the Record Straight on Sugar Substitutes

This podcast covers the myths that give low- and no-calorie sweeteners (LCNS) a bad reputation and shares the facts on how LCNS aid in blood sugar and diabetes management.


Joan Salge Blake, EdD, RDN
Host of Spot On! Podcast
Nutrition Professor, Boston University

Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator

Created by: Dr. Joan Salge Blake, Nutrition Author, Media Expert, and Nutrition Professor at Boston University