Carbohydrate Nutrition News


December 11, 2008 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Should glycemic index and glycemic load be considered in dietary recommendations?

High glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) have been proposed to be associated with increased risk of lifestyle diseases....

October 15, 2008 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Resources 2008

The Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) Nutrition Information Service is pleased to provide you with the latest edition of our annual health professional publication, Carbohydrate News, as well as the first edition of our new recipe collection, now called A Taste of Sugar....

August 5, 2008 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sugar-sweetened Beverages and Body Mass Index in Children and Adolescents: a Meta-analysis.

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this meta-analysis was to determine whether the results of original research with the use of longitudinal and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) support the hypothesis that SB consumption is associated with weight gain among children and adolescents....

June 23, 2008 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Sucrose and behavioural problems.

Various mechanisms by which sucrose could influence behavior are reviewed. Firstly there is food intolerance....

April 16, 2008 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate terminology and classification.

Dietary carbohydrates are a group of chemically defined substances with a range of physical and physiological properties and health benefits....

February 26, 2008 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Effects of glucose-to-fructose ratios in solutions on subjective satiety, food intake, and satiety hormones in young men.

BACKGROUND: The greater prevalence of obesity and the metabolic syndrome in the past 35 y has been attributed to the replacement of sucrose in the food supply with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)....

December 4, 2007 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate quantity and quality in relation to body mass index.

The increased prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States since approximately 1980 is temporally associated with an increase in carbohydrate intake, with no appreciable change in absolute intake of fat....

August 27, 2007 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Effect of Television Viewing at Mealtime on Food Intake After a Glucose Preload

Television viewing (TVV) is considered a contributing factor to the development of childhood obesity yet it is unclear whether obesity results, in part, from increased energy intake during TVV....

June 13, 2007 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Associations between dietary added sugar intake and micronutrient intake: a systematic review

There is increasing concern that high intakes of added sugars might compromise intakes of micronutrients....

April 4, 2007 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Liquid calories, sugar and body weight

The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages has been linked to rising rates of obesity in the United States. The standard explanation is that energy-containing liquids are less satiating than are solid foods....