Free BNF webinar - a Sweet Solution: Can low calorie sweeteners help us to reduce our sugars intake?

: BNF Free WebinarA sweet solution’ – Can low calorie sweeteners help us to reduce our sugars intake? Wednesday 16th May 2018  1- 2pm (BST)


Sugars and sweeteners are an important nutrition and diet-related topic in Europe, and identified by EU Member States as a priority nutrition area with regards to public health and prevention of non-communicable disease.


The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) is hosting a free lunchtime webinar which can be accessed live or on demand at a later date. You can register for the webinar here


The programme is set out below:


  • Setting the scene – the public health context
    British Nutrition Foundation
  • What should you say when asked whether low-calorie sweeteners help with weight management in adults?
  • The Academic insight - the evidence
    Prof Peter Rogers, University of Bristol
  • The Dietetic insight – the practical approach
    Dr Duane Mellor, Coventry University and BDA
  • The sweet tooth hypothesis and other sweetener controversies
    Prof Katherine Appleton, Bournemouth University  
  • Emerging Research: New studies being undertaken
    Dr Una Masic, University of Liverpool


We do hope that this is of interest to you.


Please do pass on these details to any of your colleagues who you think might find the topic of interest.


Best wishes





Helena Gibson-Moore BSc (Hons) RNutr (PH) 

Nutrition Scientist


British Nutrition Foundation

New Derwent House

69-73 Theobalds Road