Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrate Nutrition News


March 9, 2020 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Research Calls for Better Health Professional Knowledge of Sugars Consumption and WHO Sugars Guidelines

An article “Knowledge of Sugars Consumption and the WHO Sugars Guideline among Canadian Dietitians and Other Health Professionals” was recently published in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. The article includes findings of surveys conducted by the Canadian Sugar Institute....

February 17, 2020 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

New Infographic: Energy Balance is Key to Maintaining Body Weight

There are many different factors that can lead to weight gain including dietary habits, level of physical activity, environmental factors, sleep patterns, stress, and genetics....

December 6, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

How to design an effective infographic to share nutrition and scientific information

Did you know? Infographics can be a useful tool to display data and scientific information, and disseminate nutrition knowledge and research findings....

October 3, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

The Sweet Spot Workshop

Did you know? Health Canada has introduced a new Daily Value of 100 grams for total sugars, which is based on 20% of a 2,000 Calorie diet. The % Daily Value will be mandatory on Nutrition Facts tables by 2022. But you may already be seeing these new food labels...

June 3, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Carbohydrates and Physical Activity: Food – Fuel – Fun

With summer underway, more people are encouraged to enjoy outdoor physical activities as part of their daily routine; whether it be taking a walk or going for a bike ride, or training for a competitive run or sporting event....

March 1, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

The Sweet Spot Challenge

Did you know? The Canadian government is making several important changes to the Nutrition Facts table and List of Ingredients on food labels that will appear on packaging over the next three years....

February 13, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

January 2019 Event Highlights and Nutrition Updates

The dietitians and nutrition scientists at the Canadian Sugar Institute (CSI) would like to share a number of updates from January 2019 that could be of interest to you:...

January 25, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Canadian Sugar Institute comment on new Canada's Food Guide

The dietitians and nutrition researchers at the Canadian Sugar Institute are broadly supportive of the approach to healthy eating in the new Canada’s Food Guide....

January 16, 2019 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Canadian Sugar Institute – Highlights of Statistics Canada Sugars Consumption Report

Today, Statistics Canada released the report, Change in total sugars consumption among Canadian children and adults, based on nutrition information collected as part of the 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS)....

July 31, 2018 - Carbohydrate Nutrition News

Calorie information on baked goods may be inaccurate given sugar losses during baking

A recent study by Liang et al. from the University of British Columbia, found that the sugars content of baked cakes may differ from the actual amount of sugar listed as an ingredient....