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Plant protein set to be the next big sweetener

Sweeteners are a popular alternative to sugar, especially for those dieting. Some sweeteners carry health risks and some don’t quite give the same sugary taste. In a breakthrough, scientists report on a new candidate.

Medics call for sugar intake to be halved

London - Medical experts are recommending that, based on the typical sugar consumption, each person should be making at least a 50 percent reduction. This is to off-set the risk of obesity and associated ill-health effects.

Sweet relief: Diet colas might not do any harm

Good news for those who prefer diet drinks. A risk assessment by the European Food Safety Authority has found that the low-calorie artificial sweetener aspartame is safe for consumption by everyone, including children and pregnant women.

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