Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


December 17, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Editorial by Drs. Tom Wolever and John Sievenpiper "Revised food labeling in North America: the blind leading the blind?"

Earlier this year the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed several changes to the US Nutrition Facts panel, including the declaration of “Added Sugars”....

November 20, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Gibneyonfood "Sugar: Bad science - Great headlines"

An observational study by Pase et al. (1) assessing the link between fruit juice consumption and blood pressure was recently published in the journal Appetite, which suggested that frequent intake of fruit juice was associated with higher aortic blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart disease....

November 12, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Confusion regarding CSI school information session

The Canadian Sugar Institute is a non-profit association which maintains a scientific Nutrition Information Service staffed by qualified nutrition professionals....

September 10, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI Comment on Heart & Stroke Foundation Position Statement on Sugar, Heart Disease and Stroke

Heart disease and stroke are serious public health concerns....

August 7, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New US consumer study shows that "Added Sugars" labelling is confusing

A consumer research study was commissioned by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation and conducted in June and July 2014 by an independent research firm, Turner Research Network of Dunwoody, GA....

July 21, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Canadian Sugar Institute Supports Science-Based Information about Sugars on Food Labels

The Canadian Sugar Institute is supportive of the food labelling modernization initiative to improve consumer access to accurate labelling information, and Health Canada's objective to ensure the nutrition label is based on up-to-date scientific information and consumption habits....

June 23, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI presented research at two National conferences in June 2014

The CSI Manager of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Flora Wang, participated in the research poster presentations at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting in St. John's, NL (June 5-7)....

May 12, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Czarnikow Report: The Inconvenient Truth About Sugar Consumption (It's Not What You Think)

Sugar is being blamed for the rise in obesity, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases. There have been dozens of editorials, commentaries, and letters in scientific literature and numerous pieces in traditional and social media calling for measures to restrict and regulate sugar intake....

May 9, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Statement from the Canadian Sugar Institute re: U.S. documentary "Fed Up"

Today, a U.S. documentary, "Fed Up", was released in theatres in the U.S. and Canada. The film focuses on the U.S. food industry and Americans' consumption of sugar and processed foods in relation to concerns about the country's rising obesity rates....

May 8, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Estimated Intakes and Sources of Total and Added Sugars in the Canadian Diet

Estimated Intakes and Sources of Total and Added Sugars in the Canadian Diet...