Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


November 29, 2021 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugars and the Immune System: A Review of the Evidence

CSI is pleased to share new content discussing the current research on Sugars and Immune Function, with a focus on how the foods we eat and different dietary components, including sugars, may impact our body’s immune system....

October 20, 2021 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Upcoming Webinars on Sugars

The dietitians and nutrition researchers at the Canadian Sugar Institute are pleased to share two upcoming free webinars that provide insights into current issues and the science on sugars....

September 27, 2021 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Consumer Perceptions of Sugars and Sweeteners: A Summary of Recent Consumer Surveys

Several Canadian and US organizations and independent researchers have conducted consumer-based surveys to obtain a deeper understanding of their overall eating patterns, purchasing decisions, as well as perceptions towards sugars, and sweeteners....

August 30, 2021 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New – Second Video Series: How to Read Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses with a Critical Eye

CSI is pleased to share the second series of SRMA educational videos presented by Dr. Laura Chiavaroli (University of Toronto), providing a hands-on experience to critically review and evaluate a SRMA. This series builds on Series 1 and will guide viewers through an interactive exercise to apply knowledge and skills....

July 14, 2021 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Updates on estimated added sugars consumption in Canada

On May 31, 2021, Statistics Canada released loss-adjusted food availability data for 2020 (CANSIM), including updated data on sugars, syrups, and soft drinks, which is collected annually. The estimated per capita added sugars consumption in Canada was estimated at 11% of energy intake in 2020....

May 14, 2021 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugars and the Gut Microbiome: A Review of the Evidence

CSI is pleased to share new website content discussing the current research on Sugars and the Gut Microbiome, which has been reviewed by an expert in the field Dr. Elena Comelli, PhD (Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto). ...

March 29, 2021 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Video - Sugar 101: Understanding the Blood Glucose Response in Type 2 Diabetes

The team of registered dietitians and nutrition researchers at the Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) are excited to share a new whiteboard video highlighting how the blood glucose response differs between someone with and without Type 2 Diabetes. ...

March 2, 2021 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New video series on how to read and critically evaluate systematic reviews and meta-analyses

The Canadian Sugar Institute is pleased to share a series of online videos presented by Dr. Laura Chiavaroli (University of Toronto), providing an overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses (SRMAs) and the knowledge and skills to read and critically evaluate a SRMA....

January 28, 2021 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Updated Summary of the Evidence and Guidelines on Diet, Sugars, and Obesity

The dietitians and nutrition scientists at the Canadian Sugar Institute are pleased to share our updated website content on Sugars and Overweight and Obesity, which has been reviewed by Dr. John Sievenpiper, MD, PhD (Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto....

August 13, 2020 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Updates on estimated added sugars consumption in Canada

Highlights from the Canadian Community Health Survey—Nutrition 2015 and Statistics Canada Food Availability Database regarding added sugars consumption in Canada...