Canadian Obesity Rates Rising Slowly Among Developed Countries

October 01, 2010 - This new OECD report examines the current obesity epidemic, giving new comparative data, trends and projections across OECD countries and outlining causes and costs.

Nutritively sweetened beverage consumption and body weight: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized experiments.

August 02, 2010 - Nutritively sweetened beverages (NSBs) may play a role in the obesity epidemic. We abstracted data from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and evidence-based reviews through January 2009 concerning effects of consumption of NSBs on changes in body weight and adiposity.

Efficacy of sweet solutions for analgesia in infants between 1 and 12 months of age: A systematic review.

June 15, 2010 - Objective: To compare the efficacy of oral sweet solutions to water or no treatment in infants aged 1-12 months during immunisation.

New Recipe Resources – A Taste of Sugar

April 01, 2010 - The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) Nutrition Information Service is pleased to provide you with the latest editions of our Recipe Collection - A Taste of Sugar.

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.