Latest Sugars-Related Research (2022)

CSI provides a monthly summary of new research on sugars and carbohydrates published each month, based on a PubMed search using pre-established search terms. The publications are grouped by topic areas and ordered from higher to lower quality based on the hierarchy of medical evidence. A summary of the screening process is available for download

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September 2022

Below is a full list of sugars-related scientific publications published in September 2022, grouped by topic areas and ordered from higher to lower quality evidence. 

Topic Title Citations Study Type
Dietary Intakes  The association of maternal sugary beverage consumption during pregnancy and the early years with childhood sugary beverage consumption.   Limbachia J et al. Can J Public Health. 2022 Sep 29.  Prospective Cohort
Quality of Popular Diet Patterns in the United States: Evaluating the Effect of Substitutions for Foods High in Added Sugar, Sodium, Saturated Fat, and Refined Grains.  Conrad Z et al. Curr Dev Nutr. 2022 Sep 12;6(9):nzac119.  Cross-Sectional
The Contribution of Nutrients of Concern to the Diets of 18-to-30-Year-Old Australians from Food Prepared Outside Home Differs by Food Outlet Types: The MYMeals Cross-Sectional Study.   Nassif E et al. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 11;14(18):3751.  Cross-Sectional
Food and nutrient intakes and compliance with recommendations in school-aged children in Ireland: findings from the National Children's Food Survey II (2017-2018) and changes since 2003-2004.   Kehoe L et al. Br J Nutr. 2022 Sep 1:1-14.  Cross-Sectional
Evidence of Unhealthy Dietary Patterns in the School Lunch Sent from Home for Children in Mexico City.   Flores-Moreno BJ et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Sep 15.  Cross-Sectional
Obesity Fructose: Not sweet enough for brown fat?   Plucińska K et al. Cell Rep Med. 2022 Sep 20;3(9):100747.  RCT
Diets differing in carbohydrate cellularity and amount similarly reduced visceral fat in people with obesity - a randomized controlled trial (CARBFUNC).   Sommersten CH et al. Clin Nutr. 2022 Oct;41(10):2345-2355.  RCT
Effect of a Personalized Diet to Reduce Postprandial Glycemic Response vs a Low-fat Diet on Weight Loss in Adults With Abnormal Glucose Metabolism and Obesity: A Randomized Clinical Trial.        Popp CJ et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Sep 1;5(9):e2233760.   RCT
UniStArt: A 12-Month Prospective Observational Study of Body Weight, Dietary Intake, and Physical Activity Levels in Australian First-Year University Students.   Wilson N et al. Biomedicines. 2022 Sep 9;10(9):2241.  Prospective Cohort
Association between Food Sources of Free Sugars and Weight Status among Children and Adolescents in Japan: The 2016 National Health and Nutrition Survey, Japan.   Fujiwara A et al. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 4;14(17):3659.  Cross-Sectional
Keto is Trending: Implications for Body Weight and Lipid Management.   Kirkpatrick CF et al. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2022 Sep.  Narrative Review
Effects of Ketogenic Diet on Muscle Metabolism in Health and Disease.   Yakupova EI et al. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 16;14(18):3842.  Narrative Review
Competing paradigms of obesity pathogenesis: energy balance versus carbohydrate-insulin models.   Ludwig DS et al. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2022 Sep;76(9):1209-1221.  Narrative Review
The Data Behind Popular Diets for Weight Loss.   Ehrlicher SE et al. Med Clin North Am. 2022 Sep;106(5):739-766.  Narrative Review
Diabetes The Effect of Dietary Carbohydrate and Fat Manipulation on the Metabolome and Markers of Glucose and Insulin Metabolism: A Randomised Parallel Trial.   McCullough D et al. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 7;14(18):3691.  RCT
Impact of a reduction in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption on the burden of type 2 diabetes in Brazil: A modeling study.   Nucci LB et al. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2022 Sep 18;192:110087.  Modelling Study
Impact of Diet Composition on Insulin Resistance.   Martins FO, Conde SV. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 9;14(18):3716.  Editorial
Cardiovsacular Disease Influence of a proinflammatory state on postprandial outcomes in elderly subjects with a risk phenotype for cardiometabolic diseases.   Schönknecht YB et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Sep;61(6):3077-3083.  RCT
Sex-Related Differences in the Relationship between Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Cardiorespiratory Fitness: Results from Chinese Cross-Sectional Study on Children.   Zhang D et al. Children (Basel). 2022 Sep 17;9(9):1411.  Cross-Sectional
The association of Carbohydrate Quality Index with cardiovascular disease risk factors among women with overweight and obesity: A cross-sectional study.   Khosravinia D et al. Front Nutr. 2022 Sep 8;9:987190. Cross-Sectional
Sugar- and artificially-sweetened soda consumption and subclinical atherosclerosis among Mexican women.   Cortés-Valencia A et al. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2022 Sep.  Cross-Sectional
New Perspectives for Hypertension Management: Progress in Methodological and Technological Developments.   Parati G et al. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2022 Sep 8:zwac203.  Narrative Review
Cancer Sugary drink consumption and the subsequent risk of gastric cancer: The Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study.   Khairan P et al. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2022 Sep 27.  Prospective Cohort
Longitudinal associations of fast foods, red and processed meat, alcohol, and sugar-sweetened drinks with quality of life and symptoms in colorectal cancer survivors up to 24 months post-treatment.   Kenkhuis MF et al. Br J Nutr. 2022 Sep 27:1-28.  Prospective Cohort
Sugar- and Artificially-Sweetened Beverages and Cancer Mortality in a Large U.S. Prospective Cohort.   McCullough ML et al. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2022 Oct 4.  Prospective Cohort
Dental Health Sugar-sweetened beverages and periodontal disease: A systematic review.   Gupta V et al. Oral Dis. 2022 Sep 5.  Systematic Review
The Oral Microbiome Impacts the Link between Sugar Consumption and Caries: A Preliminary Study.  Pang L et al. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 7;14(18):3693.  Cross-Sectional
Factors associated with a cariogenic diet among adolescents: a structural equation modeling approach.   Dalla Nora  et al. Clin Oral Investig. 2022 Sep 16.  Cross-Sectional
Liver Health Added sugar intake and its forms and sources in relation to risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: results from the TCLSIH cohort study.   Zhang S et al. Br J Nutr. 2022 Sep 26:1-20.  Prospective Cohort
Associations between low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets and hepatic steatosis.   Li X et al. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2022 Sep 4.  Cross-Sectional
Physiopathology of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: from diet to nutrigenomics.   Meneghel P et al. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2022 Sep 1;25(5):329-333. Narrative Review
Other Health Topics Glycemic Load, Dietary Fiber, Added Sugar and Spontaneous Abortion in Two Preconception Cohorts.   Willis SK et al. J Nutr. 2022 Sep 4:nxac202.  Prospective Cohort
Association between beverage consumption and risk of rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective study from the French E3N Cohort.   Ascione S et al. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2022 Sep 30:keac544.  Prospective Cohort
Relationship Between Carbohydrate Intake (Quantity, Quality, and Time Eaten) and Mortality (Total, Cardiovascular, and Diabetes): Assessment of 2003-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Participants.   Hou W et al. Diabetes Care. 2022 Sep 29:dc220462.  Cross-Sectional
Processed Food as a Risk Factor for the Development and Perpetuation of Crohn's Disease-The ENIGMA Study.   Trakman GL et al. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 2;14(17):3627.  Case-Control
Serum fructose concentrations are positively correlated with dyslipidaemia in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.   Na Z et al. Reprod Biomed Online. 2022 Sep;45(3):608-614.  Case-Control
Diet, microbiota, and the mucus layer: The guardians of our health.   Suriano F et al. Front Immunol. 2022 Sep 13;13:953196.  Narrative Review
Dietary carbohydrates: Pathogenesis and potential therapeutic targets to obesity-associated metabolic syndrome.   Akter S et al. Biofactors. 2022 Sep 14.  Narrative Review
Research Progress on the Relationship between Dietary Patterns and Hyperuricemia.   Long T, Liu L. Appl Bionics Biomech. 2022 Sep 17;2022:5658423.  Narrative Review
Appetite, Taste, & Eating Behaviour  An experimental investigation of the affect regulating properties of sugar consumption: Examining the roles of socially-oriented positive and negative affect.   Tull MT et al. Appetite. 2022 Sep 6;179:106304.  RCT
A Qualitative Evaluation of Social Aspects of Sugar-Rich Food and Drink Intake and Parental Strategies for Reductions.   Christensen BJ et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Sep 15.  Cross-Sectional
Beverage behaviors and correlates among Head Start preschooler-parent dyads.   Zoellner JM et al. Matern Child Health J. 2022 Sep 20.  Cross-Sectional
Sweet ideas: How the sensory experience of sweetness impacts creativity  Lidan Xu et al. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.  Narrative Review
Physical Activity  The Effects of Concurrent Training Combined with Low-Carbohydrate High-Fat Ketogenic Diet on Body Composition and Aerobic Performance: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.   Wang Y et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Sep.  SRMA
A 3-Week, Low-Carbohydrate, High-Fat Diet Improves Multiple Serum Inflammatory Markers in Endurance-Trained Males.   Waldman HS et al. J Strength Cond Res. 2022 Sep 1;36(9):2502-2508.  RCT
Sport Supplements and the Athlete's Gut: A Review.   Wilson P. Int J Sports Med. 2022 Sep;43(10):840-849.  Narrative Review
New Horizons in Carbohydrate Research and Application for Endurance Athletes.   Podlogar T, Wallis GA. Sports Med. 2022 Sep 29.  Narrative Review
Food Labelling Consumption of foods with the Keyhole front-of-pack nutrition label - Potential impact on energy and nutrient intakes of Swedish adolescents.   Wanselius J et al. Public Health Nutr. 2022 Sep 30:1-19.  Modelling Study
Dietary Guidelines Adhering to Canada's Food Guide Recommendations on Healthy Food Choices Increases the Daily Diet Cost: Insights from the PREDISE Study.   Rochefort G et al. Nutrients. 2022 Sep 16;14(18):3818.  Cross-Sectional
Does the 2019 Canada's Food Guide meet the needs of young athletes?   Heidl AJ et al. Nutr Health. 2022 Sep;28(3):297-300.  Case Report
Knowledge & Perceptions Staff Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs About Child Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake and Acceptability of a Pediatric Clinic-Based Beverage Screener.   Howell BL et al. Comput Inform Nurs. 2022 Sep 8.  Cross-Sectional

August 2022

Below is a full list of sugars-related scientific publications published in August 2022, grouped by topic areas and ordered from higher to lower quality evidence. 

Topic Title Citations Study Type
Dietary Intakes - Sugars Intake Top sources and trends in consumption of total energy and energy from solid fats and added sugars among youth 2-18 years: United States 2009-2018.   Wambogo EA et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2022 Aug 30.  Cross-Sectional
Total and Added Sugar Intakes Are Increasing among Children and Adolescents in China: Findings from CHNS 1997-2011.   Liu Y. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 15.  Cross-Sectional
Dietary Intakes - Beverage Intake How providing a low-cost water filter pitcher led Latino parents to reduce sugar-sweetened beverages and increase their water intake: explanatory qualitative results from the Water Up!@Home intervention trial. Santillán Vázquez C et al. Public Health Nutr. 2022 Aug 19:1-23.  Cross-Sectional
Estimating the lagged effect of price discounting: a time-series study on sugar sweetened beverage purchasing in a supermarket. Mamiya H et al. BMC Public Health. 2022 Aug 6.  Market Analysis
Obesity The Effect of a Low-Carbohydrate, High-Fat Diet versus Moderate-Carbohydrate and Fat Diet on Body Composition in Patients with Lipedema.  Jeziorek M tal. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2022 Aug 22.  RCT
Dietary lapses are associated with meaningful elevations in daily caloric intake and added sugar consumption during a lifestyle modification intervention.   Goldstein SP. Obes Sci Pract. 2022 Jan 25;8(4):442-454.  Uncontrolled Intervention
The Ecuadorian School Food Environment: Association With Healthy and Unhealthy Food and Beverage Consumption and BMI.   Weigel MM, Armijos RX. Food Nutr Bull. 2022 Aug 21:3795721221116447.  Cross-Sectional
The relationship between low-carbohydrate diet score, dietary insulin index and load with obesity in healthy adults.   Karimbeiki R et al. Eat Weight Disord. 2022 Aug 22.  Cross-Sectional
Differences in health behaviors related to overweight/obesity by race/ethnicity in a diverse urban commuter college.   Rupp K. J Am Coll Health. 2022 Aug-Sep;70(6):1696-1703. Cross-Sectional
Scoping Review and Evidence Map on the Relationship Between Exposure to Dietary Sweetness and Body Weight-Related Outcoms In Adults.   Higgins KA et al, O'Connor LE, Appleton KM. Adv Nutr. 2022 Aug 30:nmac090.  Narrative Review
Diabetes A pragmatic low carbohydrate diet intervention changes neither carbohydrate consumption nor glycemia in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes in a randomized trial.   Duffus SH et al. Pediatr Diabetes. 2022 Aug 24.  RCT
A randomized crossover trial assessing time of day snack consumption and resulting postprandial glycemic response in a real-life setting among healthy adults.   Timmer R et al. Chronobiol Int. 2022 Oct;39(10):1329-1339.  RCT
Association between a low carbohydrate diet, glycemic control, and quality of life in Australian adults living with type 1 diabetes: a pilot study.   Paul J et al. Endocr Pract. 2022 Aug 10:S1530-891X(22)00578-X.  Uncontrolled Trial
Safety and Efficacy of Eucaloric Very Low-Carb Diet (EVLCD) in Type 1 Diabetes: A One-Year Real-Life Retrospective Experience.   Kleiner A et al. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 5;14(15):3208.  Retrospective Analysis
Investigating the experiences of low-carbohydrate diets for people living with Type 2 Diabetes: A thematic analysis.   Newson L, Parody FH. PLoS One. 2022 Aug 22;17(8):e0273422.  Cross-Sectional
Total Added Sugar Consumption is not Significantly Associated with Risk for Prediabetes Among U.S. adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2013-2018  Nadia Markie Sneed et al. medRxiv 2022.08.22.22279065;  Cross-Sectional
Is cardiorespiratory fitness a moderator of the relationship between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and insulin resistance in schoolchildren?   López-Gil JF et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Aug 9.  Cross-Sectional
Dietary Diversity and its Association with Nutritional Status, Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Food Choices of Adults at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Cape Town, South Africa.   Madlala SS et al. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 4;14(15):3191.  Cross-Sectional
Self-reported lifestyle behaviours in families with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes across six European countries: a cross-sectional analysis from the Feel4Diabetes-study.   De Craemer M et al. BMC Endocr Disord. 2022 Aug 24;22(1):213.  Cross-Sectional
Branding foods as 'healthy' or 'unhealthy' based on marginal data calls findings into question.   Kanter M. Diabetologia. 2022 Aug 16.  Editorial
Cardiovsacular Disease Non-pharmacological factors for hypertension management: a systematic review of international guidelines.   Maniero C et al. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2022 Aug 10:zwac163.  Systematic Review of Guidelines
Effects of low-carbohydrate diets versus low-fat diets on metabolic risk factors in overweight and obese adults: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.   Lei L et al. Front Nutr. 2022 Aug 9;9:935234.  SRMA
Sucrose dampens caffeine-induced blood pressure elevations - A randomized crossover pilot study in healthy, non-obese men.   Ravussin Y et al. Front Nutr. 2022 Aug 4;9:896055. RCT
Associations between consumption of three types of beverages and risk of cardiometabolic multimorbidity in UK Biobank participants: a prospective cohort study.   Luo Y et al. BMC Med. 2022 Aug 18;20(1):273 Prospective Cohort
Sugar-sweetened Beverage Consumption and Plasma Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Apolipoprotein, and Lipoprotein Particle Size Concentrations in U.S. Adults.   Haslam DE et al. J Nutr. 2022 Aug 2:nxac166.  Prospective Cohort
Socio-demographic factors, overweight/obesity and nutrients associated with hypertension among rural adults (≥18 years): Findings from National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau survey.   Meshram 2nd et al. Indian Heart J. 2022 Aug 30:S0019-4832(22)00138-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ihj.2022.08.006. Online ahead of print.  Cross-Sectional
Can low-carbohydrate diets be recommended for reducing cardiovascular risk?   Berger A, Thorn E. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2022 Aug 17.  Narrative Review
Cancer Causal relationship of sugar-sweetened and sweet beverages with colorectal cancer: a Mendelian randomization study.   Liu C et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Aug 30.  RCT
Dietary patterns, cooking methods and breast cancer risk in Mexico: An exploratory case-control study.   Pineda E et al. Nutr Health. 2022 Aug 15:2601060221119260.  Case Control 
Higher dietary glycemic index, intake of high-glycemic index foods, and insulin load are associated with the risk of breast cancer, with differences according to body mass index in women from Córdoba, Argentina.   Haluszka E et al. Nutr Res. 2022 Aug;104:108-117.  Case Control
Diet Quality The Effect of a Multifaceted Intervention on Dietary Quality in Schoolchildren and the Mediating Effect of Dietary Quality between Intervention and Changes in Adiposity Indicators: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.   Lyu JL et al. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 10;14(16):3272.  RCT
Food Away from Home Frequency, Diet Quality, and Health: Cross-Sectional Analysis of NHANES Data 2011-2018.   Nagao-Sato S, Reicks M. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 18;14(16):3386.  Cross-Sectional
Nutritional adequacy of commercial food products targeted at 0-36-month-old children: a study in Brazil and Portugal.   De Araújo CRB et al. Br J Nutr. 2022 Aug 18:1-9.  Cross-Sectional
Developing and Piloting a Novel Ranking System to Assess Popular Dietary Patterns and Healthy Eating Principles.   Bracci EL et al. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 19;14(16):3414.  Narrative Review
Dental Health Does high sugar intake really alter the oral microbiota?: A systematic review.   Angarita-Díaz MDP et al. Clin Exp Dent Res. 2022 Aug 9.  Systematic Review
Free sugars and early childhood caries development: a prospective cohort study.   Boustedt K, Roswall J, Twetman S. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 2022 Aug 17.  Prospective Cohort
Health Risk Behaviours Co-occur among Children with Untreated Caries.   Nastaran N, Sabbah W. Int J Dent Hyg. 2022 Aug 3.  Cross-Sectional
Oral health impact of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among Korean adolescents.   Sim E, Sohn W, Choi E, Noh H. Int J Dent Hyg. 2022 Aug 3.  Cross-Sectional
Liver Health Dietary Fructose and Fructose-Induced Pathologies.   Jung S, Bae H, Song WS, Jang C. Annu Rev Nutr. 2022 Aug 22;42:45-66.  Narrative Review
Other Health Topics Effect of a ketogenic diet on pain and quality of life in patients with lipedema: The LIPODIET pilot study.  Sørlie V et al. Obes Sci Pract. 2022 Apr 21;8(4):483-493.  RCT
Joint association of food nutritional profile by Nutri-Score front-of-pack label and ultra-processed food intake with mortality: Moli-sani prospective cohort study   Bonaccio M et al.  BMJ 2022; 378 :e070688.  Prospective Cohort
Consumption of sugar-sweetened soft drinks and risk of metabolic syndrome and its components: results of the ELSA-Brasil study (2008-2010 and 2012-2014).   Siqueira JH et al. J Endocrinol Invest. 2022 Aug 13.  Prospective Cohort
Correlation of obesity, dietary patterns, and blood pressure with uric acid: data from the NHANES 2017-2018.   Yao J et al. BMC Endocr Disord. 2022 Aug 5;22(1):196.  Cross-Sectional
The Association between Diet and Sleep Quality among Spanish University Students.   Ramón-Arbués E et al. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 11;14(16):3291. Cross-Sectional
Appetite, Taste, & Eating Behaviour  The sweet tooth of infancy: Is sweetness exposure related to sweetness liking in infants up to 12 months of age?   Müller C eta l. Br J Nutr. 2022 Aug 11:1-11.  Prospective Cohort
Vegans, vegetarians and omnivores differ in nutrient hedonics, salt and sweet preference and flavouring.  Leshem M, Shaul S. Physiol Behav. 2022 Oct 15;255:113936.  Cross-Sectional
Taste perception in children with different caries activity.   Hertel S et al. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 2022 Aug 9.  Case-Control
Physical Activity  Glucose and Fructose Supplementation and Their Acute Effects on Electrocardiographic Time Intervals during Anaerobic Cycling Exercise in Healthy Individuals: A Secondary Outcome Analysis of a Double-Blind Randomized Crossover-Controlled Trial.   Eckstein ML et al. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 9;14(16):3257.  RCT
Mental Health, Cognition, & Behaviour Association of consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages with cognitive function among the adolescents aged 12-16 years in US, NHANES III, 1988-1994.   Yan X et al. Front Nutr. 2022 Aug 11;9:939820.  Cross-Sectional
Food Labelling A randomised experimental study comparing perceptions of two energy drink health warning labels.   Caruso J et al. Health Promot J Austr. 2022 Aug 28.  RCT
Effect of NUTRI-SCORE labeling on sales of food items in stores at sports and non-sports facilities.   Ahn C, Lee CG. Prev Med Rep. 2022 Jul 21;29:101919.  RCT
The influence of the Nutri-Score on the perceived healthiness of foods labelled with a nutrition claim of sugar.  Jürkenbeck K et al. PLoS One. 2022 Aug 17;17(8):e0272220.  RCT
Comparison of two front-of-pack nutrition labels for Brazilian consumers using a smartphone app in a real-world grocery store: A pilot randomized controlled study.   Silva ARCS et al. Front Nutr. 2022 Aug 5;9:898021.  RCT
Impact of the Nutri-Score front-of-pack nutrition label on purchasing intentions of individuals with chronic diseases: results of a randomised trial.   Egnell M et al. BMJ Open. 2022 Aug 29;12(8):e058139.  RCT
Labels Affect Food Choices, but in What Ways?   Kühne SJ et al. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 5;14(15):3204.  RCT
Sugar Content and Warning Criteria Evaluation for Popular Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Taipei, Taiwan.   Yen C et al. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 15;14(16):3339.  Cross-Sectional
Cross-sectional comparisons of dietary indexes underlying nutrition labels: nutri-score, Canadian 'high in' labels and Diabetes Canada Clinical Practices (DCCP).   Paper L et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Aug 12. Cross Cross-Sectional
Knowledge & Perceptions Public Awareness of Diet-Related Diseases and Dietary Risk Factors: A 2022 Nationwide Cross-Sectional Survey among Adults in Poland.   Żarnowski A, Jankowski M, Gujski M. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 11;14(16):3285.  Cross-Sectional
Food Science & Reformulation  Does Allulose Appeal to Consumers? Results from a Discrete Choice Experiment in Germany.   Jürkenbeck K et al. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 16;14(16):3350.  Narrative Review
Sustainability Estimating the environmental impacts of 57,000 food products.   Clark M et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 Aug 16;119(33).  Environmental Impact Analysis

July 2022

Below is a full list of sugars-related scientific publications published in July 2022, grouped by topic areas and ordered from higher to lower quality evidence. 

Topic Title Citations Study Type
Dietary Intakes - Methodology  Pairwise approach for analysis and reporting of child's free sugars intake from a birth cohort study.   Nguyen HV et al. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2022 Jul 11.  Prospective Cohort
Dietary Intakes - Sugars Intake Global trends in added sugars and non-nutritive sweetener use in the packaged food supply: drivers and implications for public health.   Russell C et al. Public Health Nutr. 2022 Jul 28:1-39.  Cross-Sectional
Dietary Intakes - Food Intake Intake of Fruits, Vegetables, and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages among a Sample of Children in Rural Northern Ontario, Canada.   Button BLG et al. Children (Basel). 2022 Jul 11;9(7):1028.  Cross-Sectional
Social Environment and Food and Beverage Intake in European Adolescents: The Helena Study.   Santaliestra-Pasías AM et al. J Am Nutr Assoc. 2022 Jul.  Cross-Sectional
Obesity Effects of foods, beverages and macronutrients on BMI z-score and body composition in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.   Jakobsen DD, Brader L, Bruun JM. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Jul 29.  SRMA
Prevalence, risk factors, and interventions for obesity in Saudi Arabia: A systematic review.   Salem V et al. Obes Rev. 2022 Jul;23(7):e13448.  Systematic Review
Effect of Atkins versus a low-fat diet on gut microbiota, and cardiometabolic markers in obese women following an energy-restricted diet: Randomized, crossover trial.   Haji-Ghazi Tehrani L et al. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2022 Jul.  RCT
High-Fat or High-Carbohydrate Meal-Does It Affect the Metabolism of Men with Excess Body Weight?   Ostrowska L et al. Nutrients. 2022 Jul 13;14(14):2876.  RCT
Impact of Obesogenic Environments on Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption among Preschoolers: Findings from a Cross-Sectional Survey in Beijing.   Yan R et al. Nutrients. 2022 Jul 12;14(14):2860.  Cross-Sectional
Healthy weight, health behaviours and quality of life among Aboriginal children living in regional Victoria.   Browne J et al. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2022 Jul 19.  Cross-Sectional
The Association of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages to Children's Weights Status Is Moderated by Frequency of Adding Sugars and Sleep Hours.   Magriplis E et al. Children (Basel). 2022 Jul 20;9(7):1088.  Cross-Sectional
The gut microbiome as possible mediator of the beneficial effects of very low calorie ketogenic diet on type 2 diabetes and obesity: a narrative review.   Defeudis G et al. Eat Weight Disord. 2022 Jul 1.  Narrative Review
Carbohydrate intake - current knowledge on weight management.   Bayer S, Holzapfel C. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2022 Jul 1;25(4):265-270.  Narrative Review
Diabetes Weight-loss induced by carbohydrate restriction does not negatively affect health-related quality of life and cognition in people with type 2 diabetes: A randomised controlled trial.   Jensen NJ et al. Clin Nutr. 2022 Jul;41(7):1605-1612.  RCT
Influence of Diet and Lifestyle on the Development of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and on Perinatal Results.   Yuste Gómez A et al. Nutrients. 2022 Jul 19;14(14):2954.  Cross-sectional 
Cardiovsacular Disease Effect of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet With or Without Exercise on Anxiety and Eating Behavior and Associated Changes in Cardiometabolic Health in Overweight Young Women.   Hu M et al. Front Nutr. 2022 Jul 6;9:894916.  RCT
Low-carbohydrate diet score is associated with improved blood pressure and cardio-metabolic risk factors among obese adults.   Pour Abbasi MS et al. Physiol Rep. 2022 Jul;10(13):e15375.  Cross-Sectional
Sex differences in the association between sugar-sweetened beverages consumption and metabolic risks among the working-age population in Taiwan.   Kuo CT et al. Public Health Nutr. 2022 Jul 19:1-19.  Cross-Sectional
Can low-carbohydrate diets be recommended for reducing cardiovascular risk?   Berger A, Thorn E. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2022 Jul 25.  Cross-Sectional
Hypertension in children and adolescents.   de Simone G et al. Eur Heart J. 2022 Jul 27:ehac328.  Narrative Review
Cancer Sweetened beverages are associated with a higher risk of differentiated thyroid cancer in the EPIC cohort: a dietary pattern approach.   Zamora-Ros R et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Jul 30.  Prospective Cohort
The Association Between Different Types of Dietary Carbohydrates and Colorectal Cancer: A Case-Control Study.   Jonoush M et al. Front Nutr. 2022 Jul 12;9:898337.  Case-Control
Diabetes risk reduction diet and the risk of breast cancer.   Turati F et al. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2022 Jul 1;31(4):339-345.  Case-Control
Diet Quality Associations of Adherence to a Dietary Index Based on the EAT-Lancet Reference Diet with Nutritional, Anthropometric, and Ecological Sustainability Parameters: Results from the German DONALD Cohort Study.   Montejano Vallejo R et al. J Nutr. 2022 Jul 6;152(7):1763-1772.  Prospective Cohort
[Processed and ultra-processed products and their relationship to quality of diet in childrenProdutos processados e ultraprocessados e sua relação com a qualidade da dieta em crianças].   Berón C et al. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2022 Jul 16;46:e67.  Cross-Sectional
More-To-Less Home Healthful Foods Ratio is Associated With Diet Quality in Preadolescents With Elevated Body Mass Index.   Tripicchio GL et al. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2022 Jul 29.  Cross-Sectional
Evaluation of the nutritional quality of ultra-processed foods (ready to eat + fast food): Fatty acids, sugar, and sodium.   Maldonado-Pereira L et al. J Food Sci. 2022 Jul 3.  Cross-Sectional Market Analysis
Dental Health Relation between the food environment and oral health-systematic review.   Mackenbach JD et al. Eur J Public Health. 2022 Jul 18:ckac086.  Systematic Review
Health Risk Assessment in Mexican Children Exposed to Fluoride from Sweetened Beverages.   Rocha-Amador DO et al. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2022 Jul 20.  Cross-Sectional
Role of Taste Receptors in Innate Immunity and Oral Health.   Xi R, Zheng X, Tizzano M. J Dent Res. 2022 Jul;101(7):759-768.  Narrative Review
Liver Health Important Food Sources of Fructose-Containing Sugars and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials.   Lee D, Sievenpiper JL et al. Nutrients. 2022 Jul 12. SRMA
Clinical Intervention to Reduce Dietary Sugar Does Not Affect Liver Fat in Latino Youth, Regardless of PNPLA3 Genotype: A Randomized Controlled Trial.   Schmidt KA et al. J Nutr. 2022 Jul 6;152(7):1655-1665.  RCT
Macronutrient and Micronutrient Intake in Adolescents with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: the Association with Disease Severity.   Porto A et al. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2022 Jul 28.  Case-Control
Dietary fructose as a metabolic risk factor.   Sindhunata DP et al. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2022 Jul 25.  Narrative Review
Gut Health Efficacy of a Restrictive Diet in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis.  Yu SJ et al. Korean J Gastroenterol. 2022 Jul 25;80(1):6-16.  SRMA
Sugar-sweetened beverages, artificially sweetened beverages and natural juices and risk of inflammatory bowel disease: a cohort study of 121,490 participants.   Fu T et al. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2022 Jul 18.  Prospective Cohort
Food Additives Associated with Gut Microbiota Alterations in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Friends or Enemies?   Liu C et al. Nutrients. 2022 Jul 25;14(15):3049.  Narrative Review
Pregnancy & Lactation  Dietary Patterns During Pregnancy and Their Association with Gestational Weight Gain and Anthropometric Measurements at Birth.   Ferreira LB et al. Matern Child Health J. 2022 Jul;26(7):1464-1472.  Prospective Cohort Study
Beverage intake and ovarian reserve among women from a fertility center.   Maldonado-Cárceles AB et al. Fertil Steril. 2022 Jul;118(1):148-157.  Cross-Sectional
Gout  Sugar-Sweeten Beverage Consumption Is Associated With More Obesity and Higher Serum Uric Acid in Chinese Male Gout Patients With Early Onset.   Li QH et al Front Nutr. 2022 Jul 12;9:916811.  Cross-Sectional
Inflammation  Meal timing, distribution of macronutrients, and inflammation among African-American women: A cross-sectional study.   Truman SC et al. Chronobiol Int. 2022 Jul;39(7):976-983.  Cross-Sectional
Appetite, Taste, & Eating Behaviour  Eating behaviors associated with weight gain among university students worldwide and treatment interventions: A systematic review.   León E et al. J Am Coll Health. 2022 Jul 14:1-8.  Systematic Review
Association between Smoking and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption, Tooth Brushing among Adolescents in China.   Zhu H et al. Children (Basel). 2022 Jul 6;9(7):1008.  Cross-Sectional
Family Social Support and Weight-Related Behaviors of School-Age Children: An Exploratory Analysis.   Delaney CL et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Jul 12;19(14):8501.  Cross-Sectional
Children prefer natural food, too.   Wilks M, Bloom P. Dev Psychol. 2022 Jun 6.  Cross-Sectional
Sweet Taste Signaling: The Core Pathways and Regulatory Mechanisms.   Sukumaran SK et al. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Jul 26;23(15):8225.  Narrative Review
The neural basis of sugar preference.   Liu WW, Bohórquez DV. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2022 Jul 25.  Narrative Review
Physical Activity  The Ergogenic Effects of Acute Carbohydrate Feeding on Resistance Exercise Performance: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.  King A, Helms E, Zinn C, Jukic I. Sports Med. 2022 Jul 9.  SRMA
Short-term carbohydrate restriction impairs bone formation at rest and during prolonged exercise to a greater degree than low energy availability.  Fensham NC et al. J Bone Miner Res. 2022 Jul 23.  RCT
Mental Health, Cognition, & Behaviour Junk food consumption and psychological distress in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Malmir H et al. Nutr Neurosci. 2022 Jul 11:1-21.  SRMA
The Ketogenic Diet for Refractory Mental Illness: A Retrospective Analysis of 31 Inpatients.   Danan A et al. Front Psychiatry. 2022 Jul 6;13:951376.  Uncontrolled Intervention
The association between Healthy Beverage Index and psychological disorders among overweight and obese women: a cross-sectional study.   Rasaei N et al. BMC Womens Health. 2022 Jul 15;22(1):295.  Cross-Sectional
Psychological distress and unhealthy dietary behaviours among adolescents aged 12-15 years in nine South-East Asian countries: a secondary analysis of the Global School-Based Health Survey data.   Shawon MSR, Jahan E, Rouf RR, Hossain FB. Br J Nutr. 2022 Jul 20:1-24.  Cross-Sectional
Children's Daily Negative Affect Patterns and Food Consumption on Weekends: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study.   Naya CH et al. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2022 Jul;54(7):600-609.  Cross-Sectional
Food Labelling Perceived effectiveness of added-sugar warning label designs for U.S. restaurant menus: An online randomized controlled trial.   Sigala DM et al. Prev Med. 2022 Jul;160:107090.  RCT
Effect of NUTRI-SCORE labeling on sales of food items in stores at sports and non-sports facilities.   Ahn C, Lee CG. Prev Med Rep. 2022 Jul 21;29:101919.  RCT
Potential for Front of Pack Labeling Exposure to Impact US Dietary Choices: A Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study Using NHANES 2017-2018.  Roark EK, Rehm CD, Sherry CL. Nutrients. 2022 Jul 21;14(14):2995.  Cross-Sectional
Sugar content in infant formula: Accuracy of labeling and conformity to guidelines.   Awad R et al. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2022 Jul 4.  Cross-Sectional
Knowledge & Perceptions Carbohydrate fear, skinfold targets and body image issues: a qualitative analysis of player and stakeholder perceptions of the nutrition culture within elite female soccer.   McHaffie SJ et al. Sci Med Footb. 2022 Jul 19:1-11.  Cross-Sectional
Perceptions of Sports and Energy Drinks: Factors Associated with Adolescent Beliefs.   Pfender E et al. Am J Health Promot. 2022 Jul 6:8901171221113521.  Cross-Sectional
Food Science & Reformulation  Development of tropical mixed juice with low added-sugar content: Sensory and nutritional aspects.   Martins IBA et al. Food Sci Technol Int. 2022 Jul;28(5):440-450.   Cross-Sectional
Dietary Guidelines Meeting 24-Hour Movement and Dietary Guidelines: Prevalence, Correlates and Association with Weight Status among Children and Adolescents: A National Cross-Sectional Study in China.   Yang Y et al. Nutrients. 2022 Jul 8;14(14):2822.  Cross-Sectional