Latest Sugars-Related Research

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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March 2024

Below is a full list of sugars-related scientific publications published in March 2024, grouped by topic areas and ordered from higher to lower quality evidence. 

Topic Title Citations Study Type
Dietary Intakes  Reduction in intake of discretionary foods and drinks among Danish schoolchildren: Dietary results from the real-life cluster randomised controlled trial "Are You Too Sweet?".   Bestle SMS et al. Public Health Nutr. 2024 Mar 26:1-27.  RCT
Nudging healthy food choices through e-messages in a supermarket.   Balsa A et al. Health Econ. 2024 Mar 21.  RCT
Defining Parenting Practices for Reducing Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Among Preschoolers.   Branscum P, Keysor P. Health Promot Pract. 2024 Mar;25(2):204-212. doi: 10.1177/15248399221135109. Epub 2022 Nov 11. Cross-Sectional
Contribution of Infant Food Pouches and Other Commercial Infant Foods to the Diets of Infants: A Cross-sectional Study.  Haszard JJ et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2024 Mar 1.  Cross-Sectional
Obesity Early exposure to sugar sweetened beverages or fruit juice differentially influences adult adiposity.   Benton D, Young HA. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2024 Mar 15.  Prospective Cohort
Convenience stores: an obesogenic promoter in a metropolitan area of northern Mexico?   Ávila Arcos MA et al. Front Nutr. 2024 Mar 6;11:1331990. Cross-Sectional
Associations between ultraprocessed and minimally processed snacks consumption and overweight/obesity among college students in South Florida.   Hernandez J, Goico E, Palacios C. J Am Coll Health. 2024 Mar 18:1-9.  Cross-Sectional
Did child obesity decline after 2016 food regulations in Chile?   von Hippel PT et al. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2024 Mar 8;48:e16.  Cross-Sectional
Influence of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Intake on Sarcopenic Obesity, Visceral Obesity, and Sarcopenia in Lebanese Patients with MASLD: A Case-Control Study.   Hoteit M et al. Healthcare (Basel). 2024 Mar 5;12(5):591.  Case-Control
Diabetes Association Between Dietary Habits and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Thai Adults: A Case-Control Study.   Kalandarova M et al. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2024 Mar 6;17:1143-1155.  Case-Control
Cardiovsacular Disease Long-Term Consumption of 6 Different Beverages and Cardiovascular Disease-Related Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies.   Bhandari B et al. Curr Dev Nutr. 2024 Feb 8;8(3):102095.  SRMA
A ketogenic diet lowers myocardial fatty acid oxidation but does not affect oxygen consumption: a study in overweight humans.   Luong TV et al. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2024 Mar;32(3):506-516.  RCT
Higher ultra-processed food intake is associated with an increased incidence risk of cardiovascular disease: the Tehran lipid and glucose study.   Jalali M et al. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2024 Mar 19;21(1):14.  Prospective Cohort
Sweetened Beverages, Genetic Susceptibility, and Incident Atrial Fibrillation: A Prospective Cohort Study.   Sun Y et al. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2024 Mar;17(3):e012145.  Prospective Cohort
Ketogenic diet and cardiovascular risk - state of the art review.   Popiolek-Kalisz J. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2024 Mar;49(3):102402.  Narrative Review
  Carbohydrate quality, not quantity, linked to reduced colorectal cancer incidence and mortality in US populations: evidence from a prospective study.   Xiao Y et al. BMC Med. 2024 Mar 5;22(1):97.  Prospective Cohort
Diabetes risk reduction diet and colorectal cancer risk.   Natale A et al. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2024 Mar 7.  Cross Sectional
The Association of Low-Carbohydrate Diet and HECTD4 rs11066280 Polymorphism with Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Case-Control Study in Korea.   Tran TT et al. Curr Dev Nutr. 2024 Feb 27;8(3):102127.  Case-Control
Other Health Topics  Effects of low-carbohydrate diets, with and without caloric restriction, on inflammatory markers in adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.   Kazeminasab F et al. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2024 Mar 18.  SRMA
Nutritional factors associated with early childhood caries: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Sandy LPA et al. Saudi Dent J. 2024 Mar;36(3):413-419.  SRMA
Modifiable dietary factors in adolescent sleep: A systematic review and meta-analysis.   Zhong L et al. Sleep Med. 2024 Mar;115:100-108.  SRMA
Comparison of a Daily Steviol Glycoside Beverage vs. a Sucrose Beverage for Four Weeks on Gut Microflora in Healthy Adults.  Kwok D et al. J Nutr. 2024 Feb 24.  RCT
Sweetened Beverage Intake and Incident Chronic Kidney Disease in the UK Biobank Study.  Heo G et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2024 Feb 5;7(2):e2356885.  Prospective Cohort
A preconception cohort study of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and semen quality.  Joseph MD et al. Andrology. 2024 Mar 7.  Prospective Cohort
Genome-wide association study of osteoporosis identifies genetic risk and interactions with DASH diet and sugar sweetened beverages in a Hispanic cohort of older adults.   Fouhy LE et al. J Bone Miner Res. 2024 Mar 14:zjae047.  Prospective Cohort
Association between soft drinks intake and low glomerular filtration rate in Mexican adults: Results from RenMex.   Rivera-Paredez B et al. Clin Nutr. 2024 Mar 8;43(4):1062-1069. Prospective Cohort
Sugar-sweetened beverage intake and long-term mortality in individuals with metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease: a longitudinal analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey database.   Zhou J et al. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2024 May 1;36(5):608-614.  Cross-Sectional
Socioenvironmental sugar promotion and geographical inequalities in dental health of 5-year-old children in England.   Ganbavale SG et al. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2024 Mar 20.  Cross-Sectional
Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and periodontitis among adults: A population-based cross-sectional study.   Alves-Costa S et al, Leite FRM. J Clin Periodontol. 2024 Mar 7.  Cross-Sectional
Sugar intake above international recommendations and oral disease burden: A population-based study.   Ladeira LLC et al. Oral Dis. 2024 Mar;30(2):615-623.  Cross-Sectional
Fructose-induced hyperuricaemia - protection factor or oxidative stress promoter?   Tero-Vescan A et al. Nat Prod Res. 2024 Mar 24:1-13.  Narrative Review
Diet Quality Weight loss maintainers sustain high diet quality in diverse residential retail food environments.   Clynes S et al. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2024 Mar 29.  Cross-Sectional
Appetite, Taste, Eating Behaviour Comparing body composition between the sweet-liking phenotypes: experimental data, systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis.   Armitage RM, Yeomans MR et al. Int J Obes (Lond). 2024.  SRMA
Acute and two-week effects of neotame, stevia rebaudioside M and sucrose-sweetened biscuits on postprandial appetite and endocrine response in adults with overweight/obesity-a randomised crossover trial from the SWEET consortium.   Gibbons C et al. EBioMedicine. 2024 Mar 25:105005.  RCT
Consumer preferences for attributes in sweet beverages and market impacts of beverage innovation.   Jensen JD, Mielby LA, Kidmose U. Appetite. 2024 Mar 30;197:107329.  Cross-Sectional
Behavior Change Interventions to Address Unhealthy Food Consumption: A Scoping Review.   Kachwaha et al. Curr Dev Nutr. 2024 Feb 13;8(3):102104.  Narrative Review
Are all sugars equal? Role of the food source in physiological responses to sugars with an emphasis on fruit and fruit juice.   Gonzalez JT. Eur J Nutr. 2024 Mar 16. doi: 10.1007/s00394-024-03365-3.  Narrative Review
Mental Health Interaction effect of screen time and sugar-sweetened beverages with depressive symptoms in adolescents: evidence from a large sample-based survey in China.   Jin Z et al. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2024 Mar 21.  Cross-Sectional
Dietary Factors and the Risk of Depression among Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.   Łagowska K et al. Nutrients. 2024 Mar 7;16(6):763.  Narrative Reivew
Food Labelling Cookie cravings - Examining the impact of sugar content information on Christmas treat preferences via mobile eye-tracking.   Potthoff J et al. Acta Psychol (Amst). 2024 Mar 12.  RCT
Consistency of the Initial and Updated Version of the Nutri-Score with Food-Based Dietary Guidelines: A French Perspective.   Sarda B et al. J Nutr. 2024 Mar;154(3):1027-1038.  Cross-Sectional
Warning labels for sugar-sweetened beverages and fruit juice: evaluation of 27 different labels on health effects, sugar content, energy and exercise equivalency.   Miller C et al. Public Health. 2024 Mar 27;230:138-148.  Cross-Sectional

February 2024

Below is a full list of sugars-related scientific publications published in February 2024, grouped by topic areas and ordered from higher to lower quality evidence. 

Topic Title Citations Study Type
Dietary Intakes - Terminology Assessing the Policy Implications of Different Definitions for Added Sugars: An Analysis Across the Australian Packaged Food and Beverage Supply.   Coyle DH et al. Curr Dev Nutr. 2024 Feb 20;8(2):102058.  Cross-Sectional
Dietary Intakes - Sugars Predictors of Free Sugars Intake Trajectories across Early Childhood-Results from the SMILE Birth Cohort Study.   Bell LK et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2024 Feb 2;21(2):174.  Prospective Cohort
The degree of food processing contributes to sugar intakes in families with preschool-aged children.   Ashraf R et al; Guelph Family Health Study. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2024 Feb. Cross-Sectional
Editorial: Added sugar consumption: economic and policy perspectives for improving public health.   Bridge G et al. Front Nutr. 2024 Feb 23;11:1379946.  Editorial
Dietary Intakes - Sugar-Containing Foods 100% Orange Juice Consumption is Associated with Socioeconomic Status, Improved Nutrient Adequacy, and Higher Bioactive Compounds Intake: Results from Brazilian National Dietary Survey 2017-2018.   Carnauba RA et al. J Am Nutr Assoc. 2024 Feb 26:1-7.  Cross-Sectional
Differences in Portion Sizes in Brazil, France, and the USA.   Ruby MB, Alvarenga MS, Rozin P. Foods. 2024 Feb 1;13(3):455.  Cross-Sectional
Current perspectives and challenges in the estimation of fruit juice consumption across the lifecycle in Europe.   Walton J, Kehoe L. Nutr Res Rev. 2024 Feb 15:1-12.  Narrative Review
Obesity Healthy together Victoria and childhood obesity study: effects of a large scale, community-based cluster randomised trial of a systems thinking approach for the prevention of childhood obesity among secondary school students 2014-2016.   Strugnell C et al. BMC Public Health. 2024 Feb 2;24(1):355.  RCT
Added sugar intake is associated with weight gain and risk of developing obesity over 30 years: The CARDIA study.   Endy EJ et al. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2024 Feb;34(2):466-474.  Prospective Cohort
Factors Correlated With Ultra-Processed Food (UPF) Intake in Preschool-Aged Children and Association With Weight.   Carroll JE et al. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2024 Feb 9:S1499-4046(23)00583-3.  Cross-Sectional
Worldwide trends in underweight and obesity from 1990 to 2022: a pooled analysis of 3663 population-representative studies with 222 million children, adolescents, and adults.   NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Lancet. 2024 Mar 16.  Cross-Sectional
The Double Burden of Malnutrition is Associated with Continued Breastfeeding and Early Consumption of Ultra-Processed Drinks in Socially Vulnerable Brazilian Children.   Silva-Neto LGR et al. Ecol Food Nutr. 2024 Feb 27:1-14.  Cross-Sectional
Substituting Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages for Sugar-Sweetened Beverages to Prevent Obesity and Cardiometabolic Diseases: Still a Good Idea?   Chatelan A et al. Curr Dev Nutr. 2024 Feb 13;8(3):102105.  Narrative Review
Basic taste sensitivity, eating behaviour, food propensity and BMI of preadolescent children: How are they related?   Ervina E et al. Open Res Eur. 2024 Feb 2;1:127.  Narrative Review
Diabetes The effect of carbohydrate intake on glycaemic control in individuals with type 1 diabetes: a randomised, open-label, crossover trial.   Sterner Isaksson S et al. Lancet Reg Health Eur. 2023 Dec 19.  RCT
Associations between artificial sweetener intake from cereals, coffee, and tea and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: A genetic correlation, mediation, and mendelian randomization analysis.  Zhang Y, Tang Z, Shi Y, Li L. PLoS One. 2024 Feb 7.  Prospective Cohort
Cardiovsacular Disease Diet in secondary prevention: the effect of dietary patterns on cardiovascular risk factors in patients with cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.   Bonekamp NE et al. Nutr J. 2024 Feb 8;23(1):18. SRMA
Assessment of the Relationship Between Genetic Determinants of Obesity, Unhealthy Eating Habits and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Mendelian Randomisation Study.   Sun T et al. COPD. 2024 Dec;21(1):2309236.  RCT
Association of sugar intake from different sources with cardiovascular disease incidence in the prospective cohort of UK Biobank participants.   Schaefer SM et al. Nutr J. 2024 Feb 22;23(1):22.  Prospective Cohort
Other Health Topics  Modifiable dietary factors in adolescent sleep: A systematic review and meta-analysis.   Zhong L, Han X, Li M, Gao S. Sleep Med. 2024 Mar.  SRMA
Comparison of a Daily Steviol Glycoside Beverage vs. a Sucrose Beverage for Four Weeks on Gut Microflora in Healthy Adults.   Kwok D et al. J Nutr. 2024 Feb 24.  RCT
Association between healthy beverage index and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the Ravansar noncommunicable disease cohort study.   Sadafi S et al. Sci Rep. 2024 Feb 13;14(1):3622.  Prospective Cohort
Sweetened Beverage Intake and Incident Chronic Kidney Disease in the UK Biobank Study.   Heo GY et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2024 Feb 5;7(2):e2356885.  Prospective Cohort
40 years of adding more fructose to high fructose corn syrup than is safe, through the lens of malabsorption and altered gut health-gateways to chronic disease.   DeChristopher LR. Nutr J. 2024 Feb 2;23(1):16.  Narrative Review
Interplay between dental caries pathogens, periodontal pathogens, and sugar molecules: approaches for prevention and treatment.   Ealla KKR et al. Arch Microbiol. 2024 Feb 28;206(3):127.  Narrative Review
Diet Quality Consumption Patterns of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Association with Undernutrition among Children Aged 9-17 Years in Guangzhou, China: A Cross-Sectional Study.   Guo J et al. Nutrients. 2024 Feb 26;16(5):650.  Cross-Sectional
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages, Foods of Low Nutritional Value, and Child Undernutrition in Cambodia.   Brown A et al. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2024 Feb 1;21(2):169.  Cross-Sectional
Appetite, Taste, Eating Behaviour Genetic determinants of food preferences: a systematic review of observational studies.   Hejazi J et al. BMC Nutr. 2024 Feb 2;10(1):24.  Systematic Review
Sweet and sour sips: No effect of repeated exposure to sweet or sour-tasting sugary drinks on children's sweetness preference and liking.   Mueller C et al. Appetite. 2024 Feb 16;196:107277.  RCT
Do Mindful Eating and Intuitive Eating Affect Beverage Preferences? A Cross-Sectional Survey.   Kose G, Bas M. Foods. 2024 Feb 21;13(5):646.ross-sectional Study  Cross-Sectional
Does sweetness exposure drive 'sweet tooth'?   Mela DJ, Risso D. Br J Nutr. 2024 Feb 26:1-11.  Narrative Review
Mental Health Association between dietary sugar intake and depression in US adults: a cross-sectional study using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2018.   Zhang L et al. BMC Psychiatry. 2024 Feb 8;24(1):110. Cross-Sectional
Association between high or low-quality carbohydrate with depressive symptoms and socioeconomic-dietary factors model based on XGboost algorithm: From NHANES 2007-2018.  Dang X et al. J Affect Disord. 2024 Apr 15;351:507-517.  Cross-Sectional
Reflections on the association between depression and sweet food consumption in Mexican university students.   Flores Limachi PJ, Quispe Condor F. Nutr Hosp. 2024 Feb 15;41(1):272.  Cross-Sectional
Food Reformulation Are food manufacturers reducing sugar content? Evidence from scanner data.  Cengiz, E., Rojas, C.  Agribusiness, 1–25. 2024. Cross-Sectional
Food Labelling Monitoring health and nutrition claims on food labels in Brazil.   Kikuta C, Borges CA, Duran AC. Front Nutr. 2024 Feb 7;11:1308110.  Cross-Sectional
Nutri-Score 2023 update.   Merz B et al. Nat Food. 2024 Feb;5(2):102-110.  Narrative Review
Publication bias and Nutri-Score: A complete literature review of the substantiation of the effectiveness of the front-of-pack logo Nutri-Score  Peters S, Verhagen H. PharmaNutrition. Vol 27, 2024, 100380  Narrative Review
Establishing an EU-wide front-of-pack nutrition label: Review of options and model-based evaluation.   Devaux M et al. Obes Rev. 2024 Feb 7:e13719.  Narrative Review
Complementarity between the updated version of the front-of-pack nutrition label Nutri-Score and the food-processing NOVA classification.   Sarda B et al. Public Health Nutr. 2024 Feb 1;27(1):e63.  Commentary

January 2024

Below is a full list of sugars-related scientific publications published in January 2024, grouped by topic areas and ordered from higher to lower quality evidence. 

Topic Title Citations Study Type
Dietary Intakes Use of table sugar and non-caloric sweeteners in Brazil: associated factors and changes across a decade.  Alves IA et al. Br J Nutr. 2024 Jan 4:1-9.  Cross-Sectional
Associations between household food environment and daily intake of regular and diet soft drinks per BMI status of European children: Feel4Diabetes Study.   Reppas K et al. Nutr Bull. 2024 Jan 30.  Cross-Sectional
Temporal trends of carbonated soft-drink consumption among adolescents aged 12-15 years from eighteen countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas.   Smith L et al. Br J Nutr. 2024 Jan 16:1-8.  Cross-Sectional
Student Opposition to University Pouring Rights Contracts.   Lemmon B et al. AJPM Focus. 2024 Jan 9;3(2):100190.  Cross-Sectional
The role of decision-making and impulsivity in beverage consumption.   Kulbida M et al. Appetite. 2024 Apr 1;195:107233.  Cross-Sectional
Low Fat Yoghurts Produced with Different Protein Levels and Alternative Natural Sweeteners.   Campos L et al. Foods. 2024 Jan 12;13(2):250.  Cross-Sectional
Dietary intake of low-income adults in South Africa: ultra-processed food consumption a cause for concern.   Frank T et al. Public Health Nutr. 2024 Jan 11;27(1):e41.  Cross-Sectional
Secular trends in dietary energy, carbohydrate, fat, and protein intake among Korean adults, 2010-2020 KHANES.   Chun DW et al. Nutrition. 2024 Jan 17;121:112360.  Cross-Sectional
Obesity Consumption of 100% Fruit Juice and Body Weight in Children and Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.   Nguyen M et al. JAMA Pediatr. 2024 Jan 16:e236124.  SRMA
Association between sugar-free beverage intake and childhood obesity among Chinese children and adolescents.   Zhang J et al. Pediatr Obes. 2024 Mar;19(3):e13096.  Cross-Sectional
Separate gut-brain circuits for fat and sugar reinforcement combine to promote overeating.  McDougle M et al. Cell Metab. 2024 Feb 6;36(2):393-407.e7.  Narrative Review
Obesogens: a unifying theory for the global rise in obesity.   Heindel JJ, Lustig RH, Howard S, Corkey BE. Int J Obes (Lond). 2024 Jan 11. Narrative Review
A Narrative Review of Public Health Interventions for Childhood Obesity.   Heerman WJ et al. Curr Obes Rep. 2024 Jan 3.  Narrative Review
Weight Loss Diets, Fads, and Trends.   Jani S, Bradley A. Curr Obes Rep. 2024 Jan 3. Narrative Review
Flawed reanalysis fails to support the carbohydrate-insulin model of obesity.   Sciarrillo CM, Guo J, Hengist A, Darcey VL, Hall KD. J Nutr. 2024 Jan 27.  Editorial
Diabetes Impact of carbohydrate quantity and quality on maternal and pregnancy outcomes in gestational diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis.   Wong MMH et al. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2024 Jan 4.  SRMA
Effect of 100% Orange Juice and a Volume-Matched Sugar-Sweetened Drink on Subjective Appetite, Food Intake, and Glycemic Response in Adults.  Robayo S et al. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 12;16(2):242.  RCT
Effects of Consuming Beverages Sweetened with Fructose, Glucose, High-Fructose Corn Syrup, Sucrose, or Aspartame on OGTT-Derived Indices of Insulin Sensitivity in Young Adults.   Hieronimus B et al. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 2;16(1):151.  RCT
REduced-Carbohydrate intervention for managing Obesity and Reduction of gestational Diabetes (RECORD): A randomized controlled feasibility trial.   Michalopoulou M et al. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2024 Jan 16.  RCT
A healthful plant-based diet is associated with lower type 2 diabetes risk via improved metabolic state and organ function: A prospective cohort study.   Thompson AS et al. Diabetes Metab. 2024 Jan;50(1):101499.  Prospective Cohort
Beverage Consumption, Genetic Predisposition, and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes.   Zhu K et al. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2024 Jan 27:dgae050.  Prospective Cohort
The Role of the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load in the Dietary Approach of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.   Mavroeidi I et al. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 30;16(3):399.  Narrative Review
Moderated intake of carbohydrates has moderate glycaemic benefits in type 1 diabetes.   Schmidt S. Lancet Reg Health Eur. 2024 Jan 2;37:100823.  Editorial
Cardiovsacular Disease Acute Intake of Fructose Increases Arterial Pressure in Humans: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review.   Siddiqui SH, Rossi NF. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 10;16(2):219.  SRMA
Increased low-density lipoprotein cholesterol on a low-carbohydrate diet in adults with normal but not high body weight: A meta-analysis.   Soto-Mota A et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2024 Jan 17.  SRMA
Does perceived caloric and nutrient intake influence the acute effect of beverage consumption on cardiovascular function?   McGarity-Shipley EC et al. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2024 Jan 18.  RCT
Sugar-sweetened or artificially-sweetened beverage consumption, physical activity, and risk of cardiovascular disease in adults: a prospective cohort study.   Pacheco LS et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2024 Jan 6.  Prospective Cohort
Consumption of foods and beverages rich in added sugar associated with incident metabolic syndrome: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study.   Goins RK et al. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2024 Jan 3:zwad409.  Prospective Cohort
Cancer Glycemic load, but not glycemic index, is associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.   Zhu L, Shu Y, Ran J, Zhang C. Nutr Res. 2024 Jan 10.  SRMA
Ultra-processed foods, adiposity and risk of head and neck cancer and oesophageal adenocarcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study: a mediation analysis.   Morales-Berstein F et al; EPIC Network. Eur J Nutr. 2023 Nov 22.  Prospective Cohort
Adherence to the World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research recommendations for cancer prevention in adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors: results from the SURVAYA study.   Gavioli C et al. J Cancer Surviv. 2024 Jan 15.  Cross-Sectional
Nine dietary habits and risk of colorectal cancer: a Mendelian randomization study.   He M et al. BMC Med Genomics. 2024 Jan 17;17(1):21.  Genetic Modelling Study
Canadians' knowledge of cancer risk factors and belief in cancer myths.   E R et al. BMC Public Health. 2024 Jan 30;24(1):329.  Cross-Sectional
Compliance with the WCRF/AICR Recommendations in Qualitative Adaptation and the Occurrence of Breast Cancer: A Case-Control Study.   Stasiewicz B et al. Cancers (Basel). 2024 Jan 22;16(2):468.  Case-Control
Other Health Topics Fructose intake from sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with a greater risk of hyperandrogenism in women: UK Biobank cohort study.   Chen H et al. Eur J Endocrinol. 2024 Jan 3;190(1):104-112.  Prospective Cohort
Dietary carbohydrate types, genetic predisposition, and risk of adult-onset asthma: A longitudinal cohort study.   Zhang H et al. Int J Biol Macromol. 2024 Jan 28;261(Pt 1):129824.  Prospective Cohort
The Relationship between Dietary Macronutrient Composition and Telomere Length Among US Adults.   Koemel NA et al. Adv Biol (Weinh). 2024 Jan 16:e2300619.  Cross-Sectional
Association between Beverage Consumption and Sleep Quality in Adolescents.   Vézina-Im LA et al. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 18;16(2):285.  Cross-Sectional
Diet Quality Ready-to-eat cereal consumption is associated with improved nutrient intakes and diet quality in Canadian adults and children across income levels.   Sanders LM et al. Front Nutr. 2024 Jan 8;10:1282252.  Cross-Sectional
Nutrient Density, Added Sugar, and Fiber Content of Commercially Available Fruit Snacks in the United States from 2017 to 2022.   Fu H et al. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 18;16(2):292.  Cross-Sectional
Competitive Foods' Nutritional Quality and Compliance with Smart Snacks Standards: An Analysis of a National Sample of U.S. Middle and High Schools.   Cohen JFW et al. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 17;16(2):275.  Cross-Sectional
Adherence to the Planetary Health Diet Index and correlation with nutrients of public health concern: an analysis of NHANES 2003-2018.   Frank SM et al. Am J Clin Nutr. 2024 Feb;119(2):384-392.  Cross-Sectional
Appetite, Taste, Eating Behaviour A Behaviorally Informed Mobile App to Improve the Nutritional Quality of Grocery Shopping (SwapSHOP): Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial.   Piernas C et al. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2024 Jan 11;12:e45854.  RCT
Consequences of positive vs. negative information concerning the amount of sugar consumption on appetite, mood, and visual food cue attention: Findings from two online interventions.   Potthoff J et al. Eat Behav. 2024 Jan 5;52:101842. RCT
Adverse childhood experiences and unhealthy dietary behaviours in adulthood.   Testa A et al. Public Health Nutr. 2024 Jan 18;27(1):e40.  Prospective Cohort
Understanding family food purchasing behaviour of low-income urban UK families: An analysis of parent capability, opportunity and motivation.  Screti C et al. Appetite. 2024 Apr 1;195:107183.  Cross-Sectional
Mental Health Combination of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, screen-based sedentary time, and sleep duration and their association with South Korean adolescents' mental health.   Ra JS. Front Public Health. 2024 Jan 19;11:1293505.  Cross-Sectional
Associations of diet quality and daily free sugar intake with depressive and anxiety symptoms among Chinese adolescents.   Xie X et al. J Affect Disord. 2024 Apr 1;350:550-558.  Cross-Sectional
Physical Activity The acute effects of pre- and mid-exercise carbohydrate ingestion on the immunoregulatory stress hormone release in experienced endurance athletes-a systematic review.   Christ T et al. Front Sports Act Living. 2024 Jan 26;6:1264814.  Systematic Review
Changes in the chronic and postprandial blood lipid profiles of trained competitive cyclists and triathletes following a ketogenic diet: a randomized crossover trial.   Graybeal AJ et al. BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. 2024 Jan.  RCT
Recovery During Successive 120-min Football Games: Results from the 120-min Placebo/Carbohydrate Randomized Controlled Trial.   Ermidis G et al. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2024 Jan 31.  RCT
Knowledge & Perceptions Knowledge, attitude, and practice toward non-nutritive sweeteners among the population with reduced sugar intake requirement.   Chen Q, Zhang Y, Li H. Front Nutr. 2024 Jan 5;10:1268599.  Cross-Sectional
Using curiosity to counter health information avoidance.  Horn S et al. Soc Sci Med. 2024 Jan;340:116383.  Cross-Sectional
Beyond sugar: Exploring the influence of health and naturalness framing on attitudes towards products with sweet proteins in Europe.   Banovic M, Grunert KG. Food Res Int. 2024 Jan;175:113767.  Cross-Sectional
Shared Perceptions on Upstream Factors that Influence Water and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Among Hispanic Families in the Greater Washington, DC, Metro Area: Qualitative Results From Focus Group Discussions.   Estradé M et al. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2024 Jan 14.  Cross-Sectional
Dietary Guidelines Fruit juice - a scoping review for Nordic Nutrition Recommendations 2023.   Rosell M, Nyström CD. Food Nutr Res. 2024 Feb 6;68.  Narrative Review
Food Labelling Brazilian Front-of-Package Labeling: A Product Compliance Analysis 12 Months after Implementation of Regulations.   Senda MVG et al. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 24;16(3):343.  Nutrient Composition Analysis
Nonsugar Sweeteners-Time for Transparency and Caution.   Sylvetsky AC, Rebolledo N, Krieger JW. JAMA Pediatr. 2024 Jan 22.  Commentary