Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


April 22, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Health professionals' understanding of added sugars consumption in relation to key nutrition issues in Canada

Objectives: Media articles often report that added sugars consumption in Canada is increasing and contributing to rising obesity rates....

March 31, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Review of WHO "Draft guidelines on free sugars released for public consultation, 5 March 2014"

On March 5, 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) Nutrition Guidance Expert Advisory Group (NUGAG) released its draft guidance on sugars intake....

January 1, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Fructose in isocaloric exchange for other carbohydrate does not raise postprandial triglycerides

Effect of fructose on postprandial triglycerides: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled feeding trials...

October 1, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

The not so toxic truth about sugar

Sugar has been a part of the human diet for centuries but recently there has been a shift in people’s perception of sugar, particularly in its relationship to weight and health....

September 1, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugar claims on foods: health professionals' understanding compared to marketplace practice

Nutrition claims on foods are meant to help consumers make informed dietary choices. However, for sugar claims to be meaningful, comparative reductions in calories are required....

July 5, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Diets higher in fats are lower in sugars – ‘sugar-fat seesaw’

New research shows why it might be unrealistic to cut both fats and sugars from your diet at the same time....

May 31, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Nutrition Misconceptions – The role of the media and the researchers: Sugar – a case study

The Canadian Sugar Institute’s Manager of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Tristin Brisbois, chaired a symposium "Nutrition Misconceptions - The role of the media and the researchers: Sugar - a case study" on Friday May 31, 2013 at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting in Quebec City, QC....

May 22, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugar and metabolic health – a systematic review of human intervention studies

The effects of sucrose on metabolic health: a systematic review of human intervention studies in healthy adults....

May 6, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI presented at the Student & Trainee Symposium at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting

The Canadian Sugar Institute's Manager of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Tristin Brisbois, presented at the 2013 professional development Student & Trainee Symposium "Communicating your professional brand" offered as part of the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting program....

January 7, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugar is NOT toxic: Scientific perspectives on an unfounded hypothesis

Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, has garnered significant media and public attention by promoting his controversial view that sugar (or more specifically fructose) is “toxic” and responsible for obesity and other serious chronic diseases....