Sugars and sweeteners are an important nutrition and diet-related topic in Europe, and identified by EU Member States as a priority nutrition area with regards to public health and prevention of non-communicable disease.
The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is hosting a free lunchtime webinar which can be accessed live or on demand at a later date. You can register for the webinar here
The programme is set out below:
. Setting the scene – the public health context
British Nutrition Foundation
. What should you say when asked whether low-calorie sweeteners help with weight management in adults?
- The Academic insight - the evidence
Prof Peter Rogers, University of Bristol
- The Dietetic insight – the practical approach
Dr Duane Mellor, Coventry University and BDA
- The sweet tooth hypothesis and other sweetener controversies
Prof Katherine Appleton, Bournemouth University
. Emerging Research: New studies being undertaken
Dr Una Masic, University of Liverpool