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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October 2022

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

Topic Title Citations Study Type
Dietary Intakes  Instagram-based priming to nudge drink choices: Subtlety is not the answer.   Kay E et al. Appetite. 2022 Oct 6;180:106337.  RCT
The Association between Maternal Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Infant/Toddler Added Sugar Intakes.   Griebel-Thompson AK et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 18;14(20):4359.  Cross-Sectional
Description of Ultra-Processed Food Intake in a Swiss Population-Based Sample of Adults Aged 18 to 75 Years.   Bertoni Maluf VA et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 25;14(21):4486.  Cross-Sectional
Designing for downsizing: Home-based barriers and facilitators to reduce portion sizes for children.   Tang T et al. Front Psychol. 2022 Oct 3;13:915228.  Cross-Sectional
Low subjective social status is associated with daily selection of fewer healthy foods and more high-fat/high sugar foods.   Rahal D et al. Appetite. 2022 Oct 7;180:106338.  Cross-Sectional
Exploring the Relationship between Sugar and Sugar Substitutes-Analysis of Income Level and Beverage Consumption Market Pattern Based on the Perspective of Healthy China.   Liu Z, Li S, Peng J. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 25;14(21):4474.  Market Analysis
Obesity Sugar sweetened beverages intake and risk of obesity and cardiometabolic diseases in longitudinal studies: A systematic review and meta-analysis with 1.5 million individuals.   Santos LP et al. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2022 Oct;51:128-142.  SRMA
Reduced Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Is Associated with Lower Body Mass Index Z-Score Gain among Chinese Schoolchildren.   Wang C et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 1;14(19):4088.  RCT
A Health Care Professional Delivered Low Carbohydrate Diet Program Reduces Body Weight, Haemoglobin A1c, Diabetes Medication Use and Cardiovascular Risk Markers-A Single-Arm Intervention Analysis.   Brinkworth GD et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 20;14(20):4406.  RCT
Longitudinal association of dietary carbohydrate quality with visceral fat deposition and other adiposity indicators.   Zamanillo-Campos R et al. Clin Nutr. 2022 Oct;41(10):2264-2274.  RCT
Energy intakes, macronutrient intakes and the percentages of energy from macronutrients with adolescent BMI: results from a 5-year cohort study in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.   Tang HK et al. Br J Nutr. 2022 Oct 10:1-8.  Prospective Cohort
Identifying modifiable obesogenic behaviors among Latino adolescents in primary pediatric care.   Rodriguez LA et al. Prev Med Rep. 2022 Jul 30;29:101939.  Cross-Sectional
Effect of different food groups on energy intake within and between individuals.   Horgan GW et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Oct;61(7):3559-3570. Epub 2022 May 27.  Cross-Sectional
FTO Common Obesity SNPs Interact with Actionable Environmental Factors: Physical Activity, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Wine Consumption.   Chermon D, Birk R. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 9;14(19):4202.  Cross-Sectional
Differences in weight loss outcomes for males and females on a low-carbohydrate diet: A systematic review.   Susanto A et al. Obes Res Clin Pract. 2022 Oct 13:S1871-403X(22)00090-4.  Narrative Review
Sugar not fat.   Bernard NJ. Nat Immunol. 2022 Oct;23(10):1399.  Narrative Review
Genetic variation in sweet taste receptors and a mechanistic perspective on sweet and fat taste sensation in the context of obesity.  Ponnusamy V et al. Obes Rev. 2022 Dec;23(12):e13512.  Narrative Review
Ultra-processed foods and the development of obesity in adults.   Harb AA et al. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2022 Oct 24.  Narrative Review
The Origins of the Obesity Epidemic in the USA-Lessons for Today.   Temple NJ. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 12;14(20):4253.  Narrative Review
Diabetes Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Dietary Intervention on Hemoglobin A1c: A Randomized Clinical Trial.   Dorans KS et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Oct 3;5(10):e2238645.  RCT
Effect of Isomaltulose on Glycemic and Insulinemic Responses: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.  Xie J et al. Adv Nutr. 2022 Oct 2;13(5):1901-1913.  RCT
Do Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Increase Fasting FGF21 Irrespective of the Type of Added Sugar? A Secondary Exploratory Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial.   Geidl-Flueck B et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 7;14(19):4169.  RCT
Intake of Sugar Substitute Gummy Candies Benefits the Glycemic Response in Healthy Adults: A Prospective Crossover Clinical Trial.   Gan D et al. Gels. 2022 Oct 10;8(10):642. doi: 10.3390/gels8100642.  RCT
Burden of non-communicable chronic diseases attributable to the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverage, 1990-2019.   Leal JSV et al. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2022 Oct;51:253-261.  Ecological Study
Is the Use of Artificial Sweeteners Beneficial for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus? The Advantages and Disadvantages of Artificial Sweeteners.  Iizuka K. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 22;14(21):4446.  Narrative Review
Cardiovsacular Disease Added Sugar, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages, and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: Findings from the Women's Health Initiative and a Network Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies.   Yang B et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 11;14(20):4226.  SRMA
Macronutrient quality index and cardiovascular disease risk in the Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) cohort.   Vanegas P et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Oct;61(7):3517-3530.  Prospective Cohort
The association between dietary glycemic index and cardio-metabolic risk factors in obese individuals.   Siri G et al. BMC Nutr. 2022 Oct 17;8(1):114.  Cross-Sectional
Nutrition, Body Composition, and Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents from the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.   Kim ST, Song YH. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Oct 14;19(20):13272.  Cross-Sectional
Sugar Sweetened and Artificially Sweetened Beverages Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Health.   Krittanawong C et al. Am J Med. 2022 Oct 14:S0002-9343(22)00737-9.  Narrative Review
Short- and long- term efficacy of Very Low and Low Calorie Ketogenic Diets on metabolic and cardiometabolic risk factors: a narrative review.   Gaspa G et al. Minerva Endocrinol (Torino). 2022 Oct 26.  Narrative Review
Cancer Artificially Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Cancer Risk: A Comprehensive Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies.  Yin T et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 22;14(21):4445.  SRMA
Dental Health Free Sugar Intake and Periodontal Diseases: A Systematic Review.   Kusama T et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 22;14(21):4444.  Systematic Review
Soft drinks and dental erosion during pediatric age: a clinical investigation.   Ludovichetti FS et al. Minerva Dent Oral Sci. 2022 Oct;71(5):262-269.  Cross-Sectional
Correlation between the beverage serving activities and the dental use of health care resources of National Health Insurance for common oral diseases.   Cheng FC et al. J Dent Sci. 2022 Oct;17(4):1510-1519.  Ecological Study
Liver Health The role of dietary factors in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease to hepatocellular carcinoma progression: A systematic review.   Zheng J et al. Clin Nutr. 2022 Oct;41(10):2295-2307.  Systematic Review
Case report: NAFLD and maple syrup urine disease: Is there an interplay between branched-chain amino acids and fructose consumption?   Moreira-Silva H et al. Front Pediatr. 2022 Oct 10;10:933081. Case Report
Other Health Topics Brown fat-associated postprandial thermogenesis in humans: Different effects of isocaloric meals rich in carbohydrate, fat, and protein.   Aita S et al. Front Nutr. 2022 Oct 26;9:1040444.  RCT
Association of all-cause mortality with sugar intake from different sources in the prospective cohort of UK Biobank participants.   Kaiser A et al. Br J Nutr. 2022 Oct 7:1-10.  Prospective Cohort
Association of sweetened beverages consumption with all-cause mortality risk among Dutch adults: the Lifelines Cohort Study (the SWEET project).   Naomi ND et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Oct 21:1-10.  Prospective Cohort
Study on the death and disease burden caused by high sugar-sweetened beverages intake in China from 1990 to 2019.   Jiang Y et al. Eur J Public Health. 2022 Oct 3;32(5):773-778. Ecological Study
Negative Effects of Chronic High Intake of Fructose on Lung Diseases.  Hernández-Díazcouder A et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 1;14(19):4089.  Narrative Review
Maternal Fructose Intake, Programmed Mitochondrial Function and Predisposition to Adult Disease.   Smith EVL et al. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Oct 13;23(20):12215. Narrative Review
Diet Quality Association between ultra-processed foods consumption and micronutrient intake and diet quality in Iranian adults: a multicentric study.   Haghighatdoost F et al. Public Health Nutr. 2022 Oct 24:1-9.  Cross-Sectional
Trends in Dietary Carbohydrates, Protein, and Fat Intake and Diet Quality Among Chinese Adults, 1991-2015: Results from the China Health and Nutrition Survey.   Huang L et al. Public Health Nutr. 2022 Oct 5:1-31.  Cross-Sectional
The Diet Quality of Food-Insecure Australian Adults-A Nationally Representative Cross-Sectional Analysis.   Lindberg R et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 5;14(19):4133.  Cross-Sectional
Unhealthy Food at Your Fingertips: Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Nutritional Quality of Restaurants and Takeaway Outlets on an Online Food Delivery Platform in New Zealand.   Mahawar N et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 30;14(21):4567.  Cross-Sectional
Affordable Nutrient Density in Brazil: Nutrient Profiling in Relation to Food Cost and NOVA Category Assignments.   Mendoza-Velázquez A et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 12;14(20):4256.  Market Analysis
Global dietary quality in 185 countries from 1990 to 2018 show wide differences by nation, age, education, and urbanicity  Miller, V., Webb, P., Cudhea, F. et al.  Nat Food 3, 694–702 (2022).  Ecological Study
Appetite, Taste, & Eating Behaviour  Socio-cognitive determinants of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among young people: A systematic review and meta-analysis.   Calabro R et al. Appetite. 2022 Oct 6;180:106334.  SRMA
Mapping the Homeostatic and Hedonic Brain Responses to Stevia Compared to Caloric Sweeteners and Water: A Double-Blind Randomised Controlled Crossover Trial in Healthy Adults.   Stamataki NS et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 7;14(19):4172.  RCT
Screen Time and Its Association with Vegetables, Fruits, Snacks and Sugary Sweetened Beverages Intake among Chinese Preschool Children in Changsha, Hunan Province: A Cross-Sectional Study.  Huo J et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 1;14(19):4086. Cross-Sectional
Physical Activity  Effect of a low carbohydrate, high fat diet versus a high carbohydrate diet on exercise efficiency and economy in recreational male athletes.  Baart AM et al. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2022 Oct 14.  RCT
Mental Health The association between maternal ultra-processed food consumption during pregnancy and child neuropsychological development: A population-based birth cohort study.   Puig-Vallverdú J et al. Clin Nutr. 2022 Oct;41(10):2275-2283.  Prospective Cohort
Association between free sugars intake and early psychopathological problems.   Voltas N et al. J Child Health Care. 2022 Oct 25:13674935221135106. Prospective Cohort
Association of sugar intake from different sources with incident depression in the prospective cohort of UK Biobank participants.   Kaiser A et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Oct 7.  Prospective Cohort
A population-based study of macronutrient intake according to mental health status with a focus on pure and comorbid anxiety and eating disorders.   Kose J et al. Eur J Nutr. 2022 Oct;61(7):3685-3696.  Prospective Cohort
Soft drink consumption and depressive symptoms among the adolescents of United States: The mediating role of aggressive behaviors.   Liu BP, Jia CX, Li SX. J Affect Disord. 2022 Oct 15;315:27-34.  Cross-Sectional
Association of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption with psychological symptoms among Chinese university students during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Wang Y et al. Front Psychol. 2022 Oct 13;13:1024946.  Cross-Sectional
Withdrawal: A key consideration in evaluating whether highly processed foods are addictive. Parnarouskis L et al. Obes Rev. 2022 Nov;23(11):e13507.  Narrative Review
Food Labelling The health halo effect of 'low sugar' and related claims on alcoholic drinks: an online experiment with young women.   Cao S et al. Alcohol Alcohol. 2022 Oct 23:agac054.  RCT
Effect of Front-of-Package Information, Fruit Imagery, and High-Added Sugar Warning Labels on Parent Beverage Choices for Children: A Randomized Clinical Trial.   Musicus AA et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Oct 3;5(10):e2236384.  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
Evaluating the potential implications of canadian front-of-pack labelling regulations in generic and branded food composition databases.   Mulligan C et al. BMC Public Health. 2022 Oct 6;22(1):1866.  Cross-Sectional
"No Child or Adult Would Ever Probably Choose to Have 16 Teaspoons of Sugar": A Preliminary Study of Parents' Responses to Sugary Drink Warning Label Options.   Miller C et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 7;14(19):4173.  Cross-Sectional
Knowledge & Perceptions Perception and knowledge of low- and no-calorie sweeteners in multidisciplinary stakeholders from Spain.   Miller C et al. Nutrients. 2022 Oct 7;14(19):4173.  Cross-Sectional

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 3diets 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%F   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