Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


June 13, 2007 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Associations between dietary added sugar intake and micronutrient intake: a systematic review

There is increasing concern that high intakes of added sugars might compromise intakes of micronutrients....

April 4, 2007 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Liquid calories, sugar and body weight

The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages has been linked to rising rates of obesity in the United States. The standard explanation is that energy-containing liquids are less satiating than are solid foods....

February 22, 2007 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Simple Carbohydrates and Obesity: Fact, Fiction and Future

These proceedings are a summary of an international workshop held on April 5-6, 2006 in Utrecht, The Netherlands....

December 21, 2006 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resources: Child Nutrition Issues, Sugars Consumption

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, and an additional health professional resource, Estimates of Added Sugars Consumption in Canada....

October 19, 2006 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Putative contributors to the secular increase in obesity: exploring the roads less traveled

Objective: To investigate plausible contributors to the obesity epidemic beyond the two most commonly suggested factors, reduced physical activity and food marketing practices....

August 21, 2006 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Is there an association between sweetened beverages and adiposity?

Four mechanisms were reviewed to explain the possible association between sweetened beverages and increased overweight or obesity: excess caloric intake, glycemic index and glycemic load, lack of effect of liquid calories on satiety, and displacement of milk....

June 22, 2006 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Determining the relationship between dietary carbohydrate intake and insulin resistance

Insulin resistance underlies type 2 diabetes, CVD and the metabolic syndrome, driven by changes in diet, lifestyle, energy over-consumption and obesity....

April 6, 2006 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Treatment and prevention of obesity: what is the role of exercise?

The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity highlight the need for improved intervention strategies to counteract this significant public health problem....

February 13, 2006 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Statistics Canada Revises Sugar Consumption Data

The most recent publication of Food Statistics (Statistics Canada, November 2005) shows that estimated consumption of sugars and syrups (refined sugar, maple sugar and honey) has been decreasing over the past decade....

December 5, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Obesity in older adults: technical review and position statement of the American Society for Nutrition and NAASO, The Obesity Society

Obesity causes serious medical complications and impairs quality of life. Moreover, in older persons, obesity can exacerbate the age-related decline in physical function and lead to frailty....