Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


June 10, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Discrepancies between health professionals' understanding and the evidence for sugars-related nutrition issues in Canada

Background: Media articles often focus on added sugars consumption as being responsible for rising rates of obesity, diabetes and other chronic health concerns....

June 10, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI presented research at two National conferences in June 2015

The CSI Manager of Nutrition Communications, Chiara DiAngelo, MPH, RD, participated in the research poster presentations at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting in Winnipeg, MB (May 28-30)....

May 5, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

What can we learn from looking at the design of a human study?

Nowadays it seems we hear about a new diet trend and read about the latest nutrition research findings on a daily basis....

April 25, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Canadian Sugar Institute Encourages Canadians to seek Balanced Information Following Screening of Sugar Coated Documentary

In advance of the screening of Sugar Coated, a documentary airing at this year’s Hot Docs Festival, the Canadian Sugar Institute is inviting Canadians, and the media, to gather science based information on sugar in order to critically assess the content....

March 4, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

WHO 10% Free Sugars Guideline Based on Tooth Decay, not Obesity; Unchanged from the March 2014 Draft Guideline

The World Health Organization (WHO) final 10% guideline on free sugars intake continues to be based on evidence related to tooth decay, not overweight or obesity....

February 6, 2015 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Worldwide trends in sugars intake - stable or declining

Dietary intake of sugars is a controversial public health issue and published data relating to trends in sugars intake are relatively sparse....

December 17, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Editorial by Drs. Tom Wolever and John Sievenpiper "Revised food labeling in North America: the blind leading the blind?"

Earlier this year the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed several changes to the US Nutrition Facts panel, including the declaration of “Added Sugars”....

November 20, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Gibneyonfood "Sugar: Bad science - Great headlines"

An observational study by Pase et al. (1) assessing the link between fruit juice consumption and blood pressure was recently published in the journal Appetite, which suggested that frequent intake of fruit juice was associated with higher aortic blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart disease....

November 12, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Confusion regarding CSI school information session

The Canadian Sugar Institute is a non-profit association which maintains a scientific Nutrition Information Service staffed by qualified nutrition professionals....

September 10, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI Comment on Heart & Stroke Foundation Position Statement on Sugar, Heart Disease and Stroke

Heart disease and stroke are serious public health concerns....