Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


October 28, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Effect of Fructose on Established Lipid Targets: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Controlled Feeding Trials

In this paper, Chiavaroli L et al. provide an updated meta-analysis on the effect of fructose on cardiovascular lipid risk factors based on a total of 51 isocaloric trials and 8 hypercaloric trials....

October 13, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resource: Role of Carbohydrates and Sugars in Sports Nutrition

Understanding of the physical demands and dietary requirements of athletes has increased considerably in the last 10-15 years and this has informed the development of evidence-based sports nutrition guidelines from authoritative bodies, including Dietitians of Canada. Emphasis in these guidelines is often placed on ensuring that adequate energy, carbohydrate and...

October 5, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Why Sugar is Added to Food: Food Science 101

A critical review “Why Sugar is Added to Food: Food Science 101” by Goldfein KR & Slavin JL, recently published in Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, highlights the variety of functions sugar (sucrose) plays in foods beyond sweetness....

August 6, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resources: The Current Science on Sugars and Health

The Canadian Sugar Institute Nutrition Information Service is pleased to provide you with the newest editions of our health professional resources, Carbohydrate News and Clips on Sugars....

June 10, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Discrepancies between health professionals' understanding and the evidence for sugars-related nutrition issues in Canada

Background: Media articles often focus on added sugars consumption as being responsible for rising rates of obesity, diabetes and other chronic health concerns....

June 10, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI presented research at two National conferences in June 2015

The CSI Manager of Nutrition Communications, Chiara DiAngelo, MPH, RD, participated in the research poster presentations at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting in Winnipeg, MB (May 28-30)....

May 5, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

What can we learn from looking at the design of a human study?

Nowadays it seems we hear about a new diet trend and read about the latest nutrition research findings on a daily basis....

April 25, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Canadian Sugar Institute Encourages Canadians to seek Balanced Information Following Screening of Sugar Coated Documentary

In advance of the screening of Sugar Coated, a documentary airing at this year’s Hot Docs Festival, the Canadian Sugar Institute is inviting Canadians, and the media, to gather science based information on sugar in order to critically assess the content....

March 4, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

WHO 10% Free Sugars Guideline Based on Tooth Decay, not Obesity; Unchanged from the March 2014 Draft Guideline

The World Health Organization (WHO) final 10% guideline on free sugars intake continues to be based on evidence related to tooth decay, not overweight or obesity....

February 6, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Worldwide trends in sugars intake - stable or declining

Dietary intake of sugars is a controversial public health issue and published data relating to trends in sugars intake are relatively sparse....