Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


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...

May 19, 2020 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Upcoming webinar series on how to critically evaluate systematic reviews and meta-analyses

The Canadian Nutrition Society is offering a free two-part webinar series in June, which will present an overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses and provide attendees with the knowledge needed to read and critically evaluate a SRMA. The webinar series is presented by Laura Chiavaroli, PhD, and sponsored by the...

April 30, 2020 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Research Highlights Knowledge and Perceptions of Carbohydrates and Sugars Among Undergraduate Nutrition Students

An article “Knowledge and Perceptions of Carbohydrates among Nutrition-Major and Nutrition-Elective Undergraduate Students in Canada” was recently published with Open Access in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. The article features results of surveys distributed to undergraduate students enrolled in food science or nutrition courses at eight Canadian...

April 2, 2020 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resource: The Sweet Spot Challenge - A Compilation of Daily Menus Based on the 100 g Daily Value for Sugars

Introducing a Daily Value for sugars will impact the way consumers understand food labels. That’s why we developed a booklet sharing a variety of one-day menu plans that highlight what this new 100 gram Daily Value for total sugars looks like for Canadians, who all have different eating habits....

March 9, 2020 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Research Calls for Better Health Professional Knowledge of Sugars Consumption and WHO Sugars Guidelines

An article “Knowledge of Sugars Consumption and the WHO Sugars Guideline among Canadian Dietitians and Other Health Professionals” was recently published in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. The article includes findings of surveys conducted by the Canadian Sugar Institute....

February 17, 2020 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Infographic: Energy Balance is Key to Maintaining Body Weight

There are many different factors that can lead to weight gain including dietary habits, level of physical activity, environmental factors, sleep patterns, stress, and genetics....

December 6, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

How to design an effective infographic to share nutrition and scientific information

Did you know? Infographics can be a useful tool to display data and scientific information, and disseminate nutrition knowledge and research findings....

October 3, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

The Sweet Spot Workshop

Did you know? Health Canada has introduced a new Daily Value of 100 grams for total sugars, which is based on 20% of a 2,000 Calorie diet. The % Daily Value will be mandatory on Nutrition Facts tables by 2022. But you may already be seeing these new food labels...

June 3, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrates and Physical Activity: Food – Fuel – Fun

With summer underway, more people are encouraged to enjoy outdoor physical activities as part of their daily routine; whether it be taking a walk or going for a bike ride, or training for a competitive run or sporting event....

March 1, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

The Sweet Spot Challenge

Did you know? The Canadian government is making several important changes to the Nutrition Facts table and List of Ingredients on food labels that will appear on packaging over the next three years....