Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


April 4, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

What are the long-term benefits of weight reducing diets in adults? A systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Background: Evidence is needed for the best long-term diet for weight loss, and improvement in cardiac risk and disease in obese adults....

March 1, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resource: Balancing Food and Activity for Healthy Weights

The Canadian Sugar Institute Nutrition Information Service is pleased to provide the latest edition of our annual consumer resource, Clips on Sugars, "Balancing Food and Activity for Healthy Weights."...

February 1, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Energy Density and Body Weight: Is There a Relationship?

The energy density of foods and beverages is defined as the available energy per unit weight (kJ/g). Energy density of the diet is usually calculated excluding non-caloric beverages and drinking water....

January 1, 2005 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrates Unplugged: A Symposium on Carbohydrates and Health

With the recent popularization of low carbohydrate diets such as the Atkins, South Beach, and Zone diets, carbohydrates have been catapulted to the forefront of the media....

December 3, 2004 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Concerned Children’s Advertisers Children’s Healthy Active Living Program "Long Live Kids"

"Long Live Kids" is a national initiative that encourages children to eat smart, move more and become media-wise. The program was launched in October 2004....

November 4, 2004 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Controversy and Statistical Issues in the Use of Nutrient Densities in Assessing Diet Quality

The use of nutrient densities, such as percentage of daily energy from added sugars (%EAS), creates serious statistical analysis and interpretation problems....

October 4, 2004 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Systematic Review of the Dietary Management of Children with Type 1 Diabetes

The traditional cornerstones of the management of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents include insulin, self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) and nutrition therapy (meal planning)....

September 6, 2004 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrates for Exercises

An important goal of the athlete's everyday diet is to provide the muscle with substrates to fuel the training programme that will achieve optimal adaptation for performance enhancements....

August 20, 2004 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Role of parents in the determination of the food preferences of children and the development of obesity

The role of parental behaviour in the development of food preferences is considered. Food preferences develop from genetically determined predispositions to like sweet and salty flavours and to dislike bitter and sour tastes....

July 2, 2004 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Glycaemic Index: Relevance for health, recommendations and food labelling

The glycaemic index (GI) concept is based on the difference in blood glucose response after ingestion of the same amount of carbohydrates from different foods, and possible implications of these differences for health, performance and well-being....