1. WHO advises against using non-sugar sweeteners for weight control and disease prevention.

2. Artificial sweeteners are much sweeter than sugar but provide little to no energy.

3. Some artificial sweeteners in Australia are synthetic, while others come from monk fruit and stevia.

4. People who switched to artificial sweeteners may question the new guidelines and whether they should go back to sugar.

5. Artificial sweeteners were once promoted as a weight loss solution but research shows mixed results.

6. WHO's recommendation is based on a thorough review of studies on artificial sweeteners and their effects.

7. Randomized controlled trials show slight weight loss benefits, but cohort studies link higher intakes to obesity.

8. WHO's advice does not imply that artificial sweeteners are unsafe or banned.

9. Guidelines on added sugar intake are still important for overall health.