Carbohydrate quantity and quality in relation to body mass index.

December 04, 2007 - The increased prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States since approximately 1980 is temporally associated with an increase in carbohydrate intake, with no appreciable change in absolute intake of fat.

Effect of Television Viewing at Mealtime on Food Intake After a Glucose Preload

August 27, 2007 - Television viewing (TVV) is considered a contributing factor to the development of childhood obesity yet it is unclear whether obesity results, in part, from increased energy intake during TVV.

Associations between dietary added sugar intake and micronutrient intake: a systematic review

June 13, 2007 - There is increasing concern that high intakes of added sugars might compromise intakes of micronutrients.

Liquid calories, sugar and body weight

April 04, 2007 - The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages has been linked to rising rates of obesity in the United States.

Simple Carbohydrates and Obesity: Fact, Fiction and Future

February 22, 2007 - These proceedings are a summary of an international workshop held on April 5-6, 2006 in Utrecht, The Netherlands.