Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


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....

October 1, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Metabolic Syndrome: Questioned by American and European Diabetes Associations

The term "metabolic syndrome" refers to a clustering of specific cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors whose underlying pathophysiology is thought to be related to insulin resistance....

August 1, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Science-Based Solutions to Obesity: What are the Roles of Academia, Government, Industry, and Health Care?

The complexity of the obesity epidemic requires the cooperation of key stakeholders in this effort. No one sector, academia, government, industry, or health care, has been successful in combating this disease to date....

July 1, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Clinical Protocol for Oral Sucrose Use in Minimizing Neonatal Pain

ISSUES AND PURPOSE: To present an evidence-based practice protocol for oral sucrose administration to minimize neonatal procedural pain....

June 1, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resource: Physical Activity Trends, Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) and the Built Environment

The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) Nutrition Information Service is pleased to provide the 2005 edition of our annual health professional resource, Carbohydrate News, "Obesity, Physical Activity and the Built Environment"....

May 1, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Diet, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevalence in Youth from 34 Countries

The purpose of this systematic review was to present and compare recent estimates of the prevalence of overweight and obesity in school-aged youth from 34 countries and to examine associations between overweight and selected dietary and physical activity patterns....