Carbohydrate Nutrition News


May 27, 2024 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Added Sugars and Diet Quality: Research Poster Presentation

CSI’s Manager, Nutrition & Scientific Affairs presented a research poster at this year’s CNS conference in Edmonton, AB (May 2-4). The poster showcased findings on whether there is an association between intakes of added sugars in Canada and Healthy Eating Food Index (HEFI)-2019 scores, as an indicator of diet quality....

April 3, 2024 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Learning Opportunity: Improve Athletic Performance Through Nutrition

The dietitians and nutrition researchers of the Canadian Sugar Institute are excited to share details about a new learning opportunity from the Performance Nutrition Academy Ltd. in partnership with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)....

November 27, 2023 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Dietary Patterns, Sugars and Mental Health

A recent review on Sugars and Mental Health, provides a brief summary of research findings with a focus on dietary patterns including sugars and their relationship with mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety....

October 16, 2023 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Upcoming Webinar on Sugars and Health

The dietitians and nutrition researchers at the Canadian Sugar Institute are pleased to share an upcoming free webinar offered by the Canadian Nutrition Society, which provides insights into current issues and practical applications of the science on sugars....

July 28, 2023 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Lack of Calorie Reduction in Breakfast Cereals and Bakery Products with Sugars Claims in Canada

CSI presented scientific research posters showcasing new findings on the use of sugars-related nutrient content claims in breakfast cereals and bakery products in the Canadian marketplace at this year's Dietitians of Canada and Canadian Nutrition Society conferences....

July 14, 2023 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Health Canada Update on Use of Aspartame

On July 14, 2023, the Health Canada Food Directorate’s Bureau of Chemical Safety issued the following update on Aspartame....

June 22, 2023 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Updates on estimated added sugars consumption trends in Canada

On May 31, 2023, Statistics Canada released annual loss-adjusted food availability data for 2022, including updated data on sugars, syrups, and soft drinks. This data can be used to estimate the availability of added sugars in Canada and monitor trends in per capita (per person) added sugars consumption in Canada....

May 15, 2023 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Food Sources and Calories Mediate the Effect of Sugars on Obesity

A recent systematic review and meta-analysis conducted by researchers from the University of Toronto reviewed evidence from controlled feeding trials on the effect of different food sources of fructose-containing sugars on body weight and other measures of adiposity....

March 13, 2023 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

How Different Food Sources of Sugars Impact Liver Health

Does the consumption of sugars impact liver health? A recent systematic review and meta-analysis (SRMA) found that the effect of sugars on markers of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is mediated by food source and energy intake....

January 30, 2023 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New WHO Draft Guidelines and Research on Carbohydrate Quality

Below are highlights from a new WHO proposed draft guideline on carbohydrate intake as well as an expert review evaluating a new carbohydrate scoring system that may help in developing guidelines for improving dietary patterns....