Specifically on sucralose, AND concluded:
"Sucralose does not increase food intake. Modest energy savings can result if sucralose replaces sugar-sweetened products in a form that is also lower energy."
"Limited research in human beings, from peer reviewed journals, did not find an association between adverse effects and the intake of sucralose in the general population."
The Academy offers these suggestions for healthfully consuming nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners, including:
- Enjoy the sweet taste of foods and beverages but keep your calorie count lower by choosing from the variety of low- and reduced-calorie sweeteners approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration.
- As part of a healthful eating plan as outlined in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, safely enjoy the range of calorie-containing and low-calorie sweeteners in foods and beverages.