The sweet and sour truth about sugar substitutes with Professor Chris Rayner


Video series: Translating Research

In this episode we hear how Professor Chris Rayner is uncovering the unhealthy truth about artificial sweeteners.

We learn about:

  • how artificial sweeteners appear to increase the risk of diabetes
  • how different sweeteners behave differently in the body
  • how Chris’s research aims is informing better health advice and policy


About the research

You can read more about the research here, and to participate in the “SWEET n SOUR” study, contact Michelle or Jacqui by email: or phone: 8313 6676. 

This research is supported by a grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia.


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