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Sweetener combos in food result in irrational metabolic response: Yale study

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A greater metabolic response to a sweet-tasting, lower-calorie drink could explain the link between artificial sweetener use and diabetes, according to Yale University scientists.

Red Bull has launched a rage of zero calorie drinks. Picture: Red Bull.

Health-conscious millennials turn to zero-calorie drinks

The Lucozade Sport lemon & lime flavor. Picture: Lucozade Sport.

Lucozade Sport expands flavor range with Lemon & Lime

Zola offers energy drink focused on hydration, natural flavors

Zola aims to expand the energy drink category with a product that offers hydration, natural flavors

Sparkling Avitae in four flavours. Picture: Avitae

Avitae partners with CVS Health to distribute caffeine water brand

The Cook County soda tax is expected to generate more than $200m next year, according to the Illinois Department of Revenue. ©iStock/OcusFocus

Cook County soda tax due to take effect today

Philadelphia and Cook County include sugar alternatives in soda tax

Should soda with non-caloric sweeteners be taxed too? In Philadelphia and Cook County, that’s the case

Anheuser-Busch extends its reach into the non-alcoholic category with Hiball acquisition

Anheuser-Busch adds Hiball and Alta Palla to non-alcoholic portfolio

Researchers believe large-scale production of a mushroom-based sports drink could help to combat the world’s food waste problem. ©iStock

Could malformed mushrooms be the next big sports nutrition ingredient?

Ambitions for increased rPET content will be realised with the help of Clean Tech's recycling plant in Lincolnshire

Coca-Cola to double recycled plastic content in bottles

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