Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


September 1, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugar claims on foods: health professionals' understanding compared to marketplace practice

Nutrition claims on foods are meant to help consumers make informed dietary choices. However, for sugar claims to be meaningful, comparative reductions in calories are required....

July 5, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Diets higher in fats are lower in sugars – ‘sugar-fat seesaw’

New research shows why it might be unrealistic to cut both fats and sugars from your diet at the same time....

May 31, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Nutrition Misconceptions – The role of the media and the researchers: Sugar – a case study

The Canadian Sugar Institute’s Manager of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Tristin Brisbois, chaired a symposium "Nutrition Misconceptions - The role of the media and the researchers: Sugar - a case study" on Friday May 31, 2013 at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting in Quebec City, QC....

May 22, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugar and metabolic health – a systematic review of human intervention studies

The effects of sucrose on metabolic health: a systematic review of human intervention studies in healthy adults....

May 6, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI presented at the Student & Trainee Symposium at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting

The Canadian Sugar Institute's Manager of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Tristin Brisbois, presented at the 2013 professional development Student & Trainee Symposium "Communicating your professional brand" offered as part of the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting program....

January 7, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugar is NOT toxic: Scientific perspectives on an unfounded hypothesis

Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, has garnered significant media and public attention by promoting his controversial view that sugar (or more specifically fructose) is “toxic” and responsible for obesity and other serious chronic diseases....

January 4, 2013 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resources: Breakfast Consumption, Brain Function, and School Performance

The Canadian Sugar Institute Nutrition Information Service is pleased to provide you with the newest editions of our health professional and consumer resources....

October 22, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI is exhibiting and presenting at the Canadian Diabetes Association Conference in Vancouver, BC, October 10-13, 2012

The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) will be exhibiting at the Canadian Diabetes Association / Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Professional Conference in Vancouver, BC from October 10-13, 2012....

October 12, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Concerned Children's Advertisers and Canadian Sugar Institute create Science of Food classroom video

The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) has worked with Concerned Children's Advertisers (CCA), the Digital Video Group and a teacher consultant to create an interactive video for the integrated teaching resource Nature's Sweet Mystery....

August 23, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Four-part series reviewing the science of sugars: Role in foods, diet and health

A four-part examination of the science of sugars, produced by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation, will be published in editions of the peer-reviewed journal Nutrition Today. Part one of the series is currently available on the journal’s website....