Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


June 14, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI is exhibiting and presenting at the Dietitians of Canada National Conference in Toronto, ON, June 14 -16, 2012

The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) will be exhibiting at the Dietitians of Canada National Conference in Toronto, ON from June 14-16, 2012....

June 4, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Consumer understanding of sugars claims on food and drink products

Consumer understanding of nutrition and health claims is a key aspect of current regulations in the European Union (EU)....

May 7, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

CSI is presenting at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC, May 23-25, 2012

The Canadian Sugar Institute's Manager of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Tristin Brisbois, will participate in the research poster presentations at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC....

April 13, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Reduction in energy intake most important determinant of fat loss rather than macronutrient composition

Effects of 4 weight-loss diets differing in fat, protein, and carbohydrate on fat mass, lean mass, visceral adipose tissue, and hepatic fat: results from the POUNDS LOST trial....

March 8, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

The British Nutrition Foundation, The Dietitians Association of Australia, and The Australian Diabetes Council critique sugars "Commentary" published in Nature

A number of health professionals and Associations have responded to the misleading allegations in the commentary, "The toxic truth about sugar," which appeared in the February issue of the journal Nature....

March 5, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Various critiques of “Commentary” on sugar also published in Nature

Several follow-up correspondences have recently been published in the journal Nature in response to the commentary, "The toxic truth about sugar," which appeared in the February issue of the journal....

February 13, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Popular Diet Books, Reviewed by Registered Dietitians

As obesity rates continue to climb, so do the number of "diet" books. A variety of approaches have been suggested to lose weight; some are well researched, while others are not....

February 2, 2012 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

"Commentary” on sugar (published in Nature) is not supported by scientific evidence

The commentary, "The toxic truth about sugar," which appeared in the February issue of the journal Nature is inconsistent with the large body of scientific evidence regarding sugar consumption and health....

December 5, 2011 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Further analysis of Statistics Canada Health Report: Sugar consumption among Canadians of all ages

Our Nutrition Information Service is pleased to provide you with our latest health professional publication: Further Analysis of Statistics Canada Health Report: Sugar consumption among Canadians of all ages...

September 21, 2011 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Canadian Sugar Institute comment on Statistics Canada Health Report

Sugars consumption among Canadians of all ages is moderate and well within dietary recommendations for total carbohydrate (sugars and starches)....