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Artificial sweeteners raise stroke and dementia risk, study claims

Defra’s Family Food Survey published in March, found sales of regular soft drinks fell by 34.6% between 2010 and 2014. Low-calorie drinks purchases increased by 35.8%. The survey stated that 38% of all soft drinks consumed were fully sugared, ©iStock

Drinking at least one artificially sweetened beverage daily may increase the risk of developing stroke or dementia compared to those who consumed this drink less than once a week.

Sadafco continues health charge with fortified fruit laban

Sadafco continues health charge with fortified fruit laban

The two major glycosides found in the leaves are stevioside and rebaudioside A. Both taste approximately 200–300 times sweeter than sucrose.©iStock/Heike Rau

New insights reveal how stevia controls blood sugar levels

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PepsiCo launches Nutrition Greenhouse incubator: ‘The latest food innovation is coming from both big & small players’

Life is over for Coca-Cola's stevia-sweetened drink in the UK

Coca-Cola Life axed in the UK

More than a coffee alternative, mōCa is a superfood beverage

More than a coffee alternative, mōCa is a superfood beverage that offers health benefits

There's a bright spot for soft drinks that offer functional health benefits ©iStock/ShootOutLoud

Soft drink brands must play into health trends in order to compete: GlobalData

Califia Farms makes a push into Canada where it believes it will see similar success as it has in the US.

Califia Farms taps into growing RTD coffee & dairy alternative beverage markets in Canada

The convenience channel: an opportunity for soft drinks. pic:iStock/oneblink-cj

Britvic eyes up opportunities in ‘vibrant’ soft drinks category

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In age of sugar reduction and 'clean label,' sweetener manufacturers adapt

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