Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


August 7, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New US consumer study shows that "Added Sugars" labelling is confusing

A consumer research study was commissioned by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation and conducted in June and July 2014 by an independent research firm, Turner Research Network of Dunwoody, GA....

July 21, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Canadian Sugar Institute Supports Science-Based Information about Sugars on Food Labels

The Canadian Sugar Institute is supportive of the food labelling modernization initiative to improve consumer access to accurate labelling information, and Health Canada's objective to ensure the nutrition label is based on up-to-date scientific information and consumption habits....

June 23, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI presented research at two National conferences in June 2014

The CSI Manager of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Flora Wang, participated in the research poster presentations at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting in St. John's, NL (June 5-7)....

May 12, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Czarnikow Report: The Inconvenient Truth About Sugar Consumption (It's Not What You Think)

Sugar is being blamed for the rise in obesity, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases. There have been dozens of editorials, commentaries, and letters in scientific literature and numerous pieces in traditional and social media calling for measures to restrict and regulate sugar intake....

May 9, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Statement from the Canadian Sugar Institute re: U.S. documentary "Fed Up"

Today, a U.S. documentary, "Fed Up", was released in theatres in the U.S. and Canada. The film focuses on the U.S. food industry and Americans' consumption of sugar and processed foods in relation to concerns about the country's rising obesity rates....

May 8, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Estimated Intakes and Sources of Total and Added Sugars in the Canadian Diet

Estimated Intakes and Sources of Total and Added Sugars in the Canadian Diet...

April 22, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Health professionals' understanding of added sugars consumption in relation to key nutrition issues in Canada

Objectives: Media articles often report that added sugars consumption in Canada is increasing and contributing to rising obesity rates....

March 31, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Review of WHO "Draft guidelines on free sugars released for public consultation, 5 March 2014"

On March 5, 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) Nutrition Guidance Expert Advisory Group (NUGAG) released its draft guidance on sugars intake....

January 1, 2014 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Fructose in isocaloric exchange for other carbohydrate does not raise postprandial triglycerides

Effect of fructose on postprandial triglycerides: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled feeding trials...

October 1, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

The not so toxic truth about sugar

Sugar has been a part of the human diet for centuries but recently there has been a shift in people’s perception of sugar, particularly in its relationship to weight and health....