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.

Sugar-sweetened Beverages and Body Mass Index in Children and Adolescents: a Meta-analysis.

August 05, 2008 - Rates of overweight and obesity have increased. Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SBs) may play a role.

Sucrose and behavioural problems.

June 23, 2008 - Various mechanisms by which sucrose could influence behavior are reviewed.

Carbohydrate terminology and classification.

April 16, 2008 - Dietary carbohydrates are a group of chemically defined substances with a range of physical and physiological properties and health benefits.

Effects of glucose-to-fructose ratios in solutions on subjective satiety, food intake, and satiety hormones in young men.

February 26, 2008 - The greater prevalence of obesity and the metabolic syndrome in the past 35 y has been attributed to the replacement of sucrose in the food supply with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS).