In 2022, the World Health Organization published a new review of the research on non-sugar sweeteners and long-term health, in which there were conflicting findings between the randomized controlled trials and observational research on the topic. More recently, they published their guideline on the use of non-sugar sweeteners, advising against their use for long-term weight loss for the general public.
In this podcast episode, I joined Dr. Spencer Nadolsky and his brother, Dr. Karl Nadolsky, on their podcast, Docs Who Lift, to discuss what this means and how I would interpret the findings from the WHO review.
Matthew Nagra is a Naturopathic Doctor and is a passionate advocate for evidence-based nutrition as medicine. I have a particular passion for plant-based/vegan nutrition, physical medicine, and chronic disease. With additional training in nutrition, I hold a Plant-Based Nutrition Certification from Cornell University and the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies where I’ve authored multiple articles on the subject.