New Resources: Child Nutrition Issues, Sugars Consumption

December 21, 2006 - 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, and an additional health professional resource, Estimates of Added Sugars Consumption in Canada.

Putative contributors to the secular increase in obesity: exploring the roads less traveled

October 19, 2006 - To investigate plausible contributors to the obesity epidemic beyond the two most commonly suggested factors, reduced physical activity and food marketing practices.

Is there an association between sweetened beverages and adiposity?

August 21, 2006 - Four mechanisms were reviewed to explain the possible association between sweetened beverages and increased overweight or obesity: excess caloric intake, glycemic index and glycemic load, lack of effect of liquid calories on satiety, and displacement of milk.

Determining the relationship between dietary carbohydrate intake and insulin resistance

June 22, 2006 - Insulin resistance underlies type 2 diabetes, CVD and the metabolic syndrome, driven by changes in diet, lifestyle, energy over-consumption and obesity

Treatment and prevention of obesity: what is the role of exercise?

April 06, 2006 - The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity highlight the need for improved intervention strategies to counteract this significant public health problem.

Statistics Canada Revises Sugar Consumption Data

February 13, 2006 - Estimated Consumption of Sugars and Syrups in Canada