New Study: Sugary Drinks May Raise Cancer Risk

French scientists say drinking sugary drinks such as juices and sodas may increase the risk of cancer. The results of the study were published in the British Medical Journal. The study tracked more than 100,000 people over five years. The research team at the Sorbonne-Western University in Paris speculated that sugary drinks may increase the risk of cancer because of blood sugar levels.

Artificial Sweetener Demand Witnesses Rising Indulgence as Sugar Intolerance Dilutes Sales of High Calorie Variants

Growing consumption of low-calorie food varieties, diet carbonated soft drinks, and sugar substitutes have been cited as key growth levers of Artificial Sweetener Market in Fact.MR’s latest market study. The research tracks the broader trends of the market, while focusing specifically on high-intensity artificial sweeteners. The market value is estimated to approach US$ 1,816 Mn by 2018-end, taking a positive leap from US$ 1,768.5 Mn in 2017.

Demand for Low Calorie Versions with Satisfactory Taste Attributes Push Growth

A combination of evolving dietary patterns to reduce obesity and significant shift in consumption preferences are predicted to be responsible for spurring the adoption of high intensity artificial sweetener. The report also outlines the growing adoption in case of oral care products, owing to its ‘non-cariogenic’ nature i.e. it doesn’t cause cavities.