Is Sugar Consumption Detrimental to Health? A Review of the Evidence 1995-2006.

February 05, 2010 - Many countries set quantitative targets for added sugars, justifying this by expressing concern about the likely impact of sugar on weight control, dental health, diet quality, or metabolic syndrome.

The Sweet Side of Pain Management

January 22, 2010 - Just a drop or two of sugar water (sucrose) really does go a long way in reducing pain in infants, who are exposed to pricks and pokes and more during their hospital stay.

Diet Composition and Obesity - a Statistics Canada Report

December 09, 2009 - The contribution of specific nutrients to obesity has not been definitively established.

Nature's Sweet Mystery – An Integrated Curriculum Resource

October 15, 2009 - The Canadian Sugar Institute Nutrition Information Service is pleased to announce the release of a newly updated teaching resource for grades 4-6 entitled Nature’s Sweet Mystery.

Exploring global consumer attitudes toward nutrition information on food labels.

August 12, 2009 - In many parts of the world, food companies, consumers, and governments are re-examining the provision of nutrition information on food labels.

The future of obesity reduction: beyond weight loss

June 19, 2009 - Obesity increases the risk of morbidity and mortality and reduces quality of life independent of age, sex or ethnicity.

Consumption of sugars and body weight

April 01, 2009 - The role of dietary sugars in the current obesity epidemic is much debated and opposing views can be found in the lay as well as scientific literature.

International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: Nutrient timing

February 11, 2009 - The position of the Society regarding nutrient timing and the intake of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in reference to healthy, exercising individuals is summarized by the following eight points:

Should glycemic index and glycemic load be considered in dietary recommendations?

December 11, 2008 - High glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) have been proposed to be associated with increased risk of lifestyle diseases.

New Resources 2008

October 15, 2008 - The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) Nutrition Information Service is pleased to provide you with the latest edition of our annual health professional publication, Carbohydrate News, as well as the first edition of our new recipe collection, now called A Taste of Sugar.

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