Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


January 22, 2010 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

The Sweet Side of Pain Management

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....

December 9, 2009 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Diet Composition and Obesity - a Statistics Canada Report

The contribution of specific nutrients to obesity has not been definitively established. The objective of this study was to determine if an association exists between obesity and the relative percentages of fats, carbohydrates, protein and fibre in the diets of Canadians....

October 15, 2009 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Nature's Sweet Mystery – An Integrated Curriculum Resource

The Canadian Sugar Institute Nutrition Information Service is pleased to announce the release of a newly updated teaching resource for grades 4-6 entitled Nature's Sweet Mystery....

August 12, 2009 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Exploring global consumer attitudes toward nutrition information on food labels.

In many parts of the world, food companies, consumers, and governments are re-examining the provision of nutrition information on food labels....

June 19, 2009 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

The future of obesity reduction: beyond weight loss

Obesity increases the risk of morbidity and mortality and reduces quality of life independent of age, sex or ethnicity....

April 1, 2009 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Consumption of sugars and body weight

The role of dietary sugars in the current obesity epidemic is much debated and opposing views can be found in the lay as well as scientific literature....

February 11, 2009 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: Nutrient timing

The position of the Society regarding nutrient timing and the intake of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in reference to healthy, exercising individuals is summarized by the following eight points:...

December 11, 2008 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Should glycemic index and glycemic load be considered in dietary recommendations?

High glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) have been proposed to be associated with increased risk of lifestyle diseases....

October 15, 2008 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resources 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....

August 5, 2008 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

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

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this meta-analysis was to determine whether the results of original research with the use of longitudinal and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) support the hypothesis that SB consumption is associated with weight gain among children and adolescents....