Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


November 6, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

International Symposium on Glycemic Carbohydrate and Health

In 1998, the International Life Sciences Institute Japan (ILSI Japan) received a three-year research grant to initiate research on the medical and nutritional aspects of sugars....

October 3, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugars and Health Workshop

The Carbohydrates Technical Committee of the International Life Sciences Institute North America (ILSI NA) convened and sponsored a scientific workshop addressing the latest scientific issues relating to sugar and health, which was held September 18-20, 2002, In Washington, DC....

September 5, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugar Alcohols and Diabetes: A Review

Many foods sweetened with sugar alcohols (also know as polyols), such as isomalt, lactitol, maltitol, mannitol, sorbitol and xylitol, are available today....

August 1, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugars and health: Is there an issue?

The findings by the 2000 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) and more recently by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) for macronutrients have brought focus to the question of potential adverse effects of over consumption of sugars....

July 2, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugar Intake and Risk of Diabetes in Women

Objective: To investigate prospectively whether intake of total or type of sugar is associated with the risk of developing type 2 diabetes....

June 24, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Studies on Low Carbohydrate Diets

Low-carbohydrate diets have been popularized without detailed evidence of their efficacy or safety. The literature has no clear consensus as to what amount of carbohydrates per day constitutes a low-carbohydrate diet....

May 2, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

World Health Organization Nutrition Report - Controversy Over Sugars Recommendation

On April 23, 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) jointly released a Technical Report on Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases....

April 3, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Ontario Dental Association News Release: Good Nutrition is Key to Saving Your Gums

April is Oral Health Month and the ODA says it's important for people to have information on how to protect themselves from the health risks associated with periodontal (gum) disease....

March 1, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

March is Nutrition Month

The Canadian Sugar Institute, Nutrition Information Service is pleased to once again sponsor the Dietitians of Canada Member Communications' 2003 National Nutrition Month Campaign....

January 3, 2003 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Canadian Nutrition Labelling Regulations

13 Core Nutrients: The Nutrition Facts table will show the Calories, the amount of fat, saturated and trans fats, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrate, fiber, sugars, protein, calcium, iron and Vitamins A and C in a specified amount of food....