Monday, May 29, 2023

WHO advises against consuming sweeteners and warns of its dangers

Saccharin and Stevia, among others sweet is bad And contrary to what was thought do not help in controlling weight.

it is said by World Health Organization (WHO) through a official announcement where indicates that the sweetness are not effective for long-term diets, in addition to generating Undesirable effects on long term use In form of increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and mortality in adults.

it’s because of him discourages its use, The governing body for global public health states, “Replacing free sugars (refined and natural as found in fruits, honey, and others) with sweeteners does not provide any long-term benefit in terms of reducing body fat in adults or children. ”

Rejected product

Specific products that were disappointed include Acesulfame K, Aspartame, Advantame, Cyclamates, Neotame, Saccharin, Sucralose, simultaneously stevia and its derivatives,

“People need to consider Other ways to reduce consumption of free sugars how to eat foods naturally occurring sugar like Fruit, hey Foods and Drinks That Aren’t Sweet”, indicates the director of nutrition and food security of the WHO, Francesco Branca. This recommendation applies to all Except those with pre-existing diabetes.

WHO also points to this this new recommendation Contains synthetic, natural or modified sweeteners, “Not classified as a sugar found in Industrial Foods and Beverages” or that are sold separately to be added by the consumer.

On the other hand, the organization clarified that its position regarding the sweetener Does not apply to personal care or hygiene products which they may contain, such as toothpaste, skin cream or medicines.

nor does it mean anything low calorie sugar or sugar alcohols, Since they are derivatives of sugar and contain calories, therefore They are not considered sweeteners.

This set of recommendations is based on Conclusions of the Review of Scientific Evidence and is part of the WHO’s efforts to encourage countries to adopt favorable policies Healthy eating habits and quality diet that lowers the risk of chronic diseases

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