Sugars and health: Is there an issue?

August 01, 2003 - The findings by the 2000 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) and more recently by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for macronutrients have brought focus to the question of potential adverse effects of over consumption of sugars.

Sugar Intake and Risk of Diabetes in Women

July 02, 2003 - A prospective study of sugar intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in women.

New Studies on Low Carbohydrate Diets

June 23, 2003 - Nutrition News Focus - Today's Topic: Low Carbohydrate Diet and Weight Loss

World Health Organization Nutrition Report - Controversy Over Sugars Recommendation

May 02, 2003 - The report has raised global awareness of the need to focus on the essential role of both diet and physical activity as key determinants of health.

Ontario Dental Association News Release: Good Nutrition is Key to Saving Your Gums

April 03, 2003 - Good nutrition is key to saving your gums - April is Oral Health Month

March is Nutrition Month

March 01, 2003 - Evaluating Fad Diets, Tips for Sound Weight Loss, and Consumer Views of Popular Diets

New Canadian Nutrition Labelling Regulations

January 03, 2003 - Overview of Canada's New Nutrition Labelling Regulations. Released by Health Canada, January, 2003

Pathways to Obesity

December 02, 2002 - The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide, which indicates that the primary cause of obesity lies in environmental and behavioural changes rather than in genetic modifications.

Health Canada Releases Family and Teachers' Guides and Interactive Magazines to Increase Physical Activity Levels in Children and Youth

November 04, 2002 - Health Canada and the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology have recently released new resources to address physical inactivity and obesity among Canada's children and youth.

New Resources

October 01, 2002 - We've added these new resources for health professionals, educators and consumers.

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