Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


June 27, 2017 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New release from Statistics Canada: Canadian Community Health Survey 2015 reports changes in nutrient intakes among Canadians compared to 2004

On June 20th Statistics Canada released the report Canadian Community Health Survey-Nutrition: Nutrient intakes from food and nutritional supplements....

June 5, 2017 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

How much sugars do Canadians consume?

Last week, Statistics Canada released the loss-adjusted food availability data for 2016 (CANSIM)....

March 29, 2017 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Recent Research on Front-of-Package Labels

Health Canada is currently proposing mandatory front-of-package (FOP) labelling on prepackaged foods, aiming to provide quick and easy guidance to encourage consumers to make informed choices and encourage food industry to reformulate and innovate....

February 16, 2017 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Critical Reviews of Gary Taubes’ “The Case Against Sugar”

Gary Taubes, an American investigative journalist, released his latest book “The Case Against Sugar” on December 27, 2016. In it, Taubes uses storytelling techniques to present his case that sugar is the principal cause of chronic diseases....

January 13, 2017 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI Review of New Descriptive Study on Added Sugars in Packaged Foods and Beverages at a Major Canadian Retailer

On January 12, 2017, researchers from Public Health Ontario and University of Waterloo published a descriptive analysis of added sugars in packaged foods and beverages available at one major Canadian grocery chain....

November 24, 2016 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Future Research Needs and Priorities on Sugars and Health

On November 4th, 2016, the Canadian Institute of Health Research Institute of Nutrition Metabolism and Diabetes (CIHR-INMD) announced a partnership with Health Canada, sponsoring research projects investigating the relationship between sugars and health. More information and application deadline are available here....

September 8, 2016 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resources: Sugar Beyond Sweetness

Sugar is widely used in cooking and baking recipes due to its versatile functionality....

September 8, 2016 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

A closer look at a recent debate on sugars at the World Diabetes Congress

The August 2016 issue of Canadian Journal of Diabetes included two separate commentaries by Dr. Robert Lustig, MD (University of California, San Francisco, USA) and Dr. John Sievenpiper, MD, PhD (University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital, Canada) on the subject of sugar and diabetes. The articles summarize the points...

May 18, 2016 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Recent Research on Sugars-Related Topics

Please enjoy these reviews of three recent high quality research studies on topics we think you may find relevant and useful....

April 8, 2016 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New CSI Digital Resources - “Sugar 101”

What is sugar? Does it differ from other types of sugars? How is sugar broken down and used by the body?...