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Bacteria increase the sweetness of milk sugar sixfold

January 30, 2020

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark have found a way to transform milk sugar in dairy by-products…
Does sugar raise blood pressure? It depends where it comes from

December 16, 2019

Combined data from over two dozen nutrition studies show that while sugar-sweetened drinks are linked to elevated blood…
Sugar binges increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease, study suggests

November 14, 2019

Short-term increases in sugar consumption could increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease and have a significant impact…
Global BioLife Inc.’s Naturally Modified Sugar Laetose(TM) Unveiled at Harvard Global Health Summit

July 24, 2019

SGX-listed Singapore eDevelopment Ltd (“SeD”, SGX:40V) is pleased to announce the results of clinical trials conducted on Laetose(TM),…
Kids experiencing food insecurity drink more sugary beverages, eat less fruit in summer

July 1, 2019

While children experiencing food insecurity benefit from school-based nutrition assistance programs during the school year, little is known…
Structuring sweetness: What makes Stevia so sweet?

June 11, 2019

New research from Washington University in St. Louis reveals the molecular machinery behind the high-intensity sweetness of the…
Taxes and labelling effective at discouraging people from buying sugary beverages

June 1, 2019

Sugary drinks are wildly unhealthy and yet they are so delicious. Many young people enjoy sugary beverages a…
Fat fruit flies: High-sugar diet deadens sweet tooth; promotes overeating, obesity in flies

May 9, 2019

Some research suggests that one reason people with obesity overeat is because they don’t enjoy food—especially sweets—as much…
Industry-ready process makes plastics chemical from plant sugars

May 7, 2019

Developing renewable, plant-based alternatives for petroleum-derived chemicals is a major piece of the effort to transition away from…
How much sugar do you put in your tea? It would be equally enjoyable without any

April 29, 2019

Everyone knows that sugar is unhealthy, but it is so difficult to cut down its intake. It seems…
Not drinking water may boost kids’ consumption of sugary beverages

April 25, 2019

Kids and young adults who drink no water throughout the day may consume twice the amount of calories…
Are Unhealthy Sugars Hiding in Your Favorite Foods?

April 23, 2019

Many of your favorite foods may contain “added sugars” that offer zero nutritional value and can be harmful…
Insulin Insights

April 10, 2019

The discovery of insulin in the 1920s marked the breakthrough in the almost 3,500-year-long mystery of diabetes, a…
Impetus builds to change status quo for sugary-drink sales

April 5, 2019

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association just issued policy recommendations to reduce children’s intake of sugary…
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Study Shows Low-Sugar Diet Effective in Boys with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

January 23, 2019

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Emory University School of Medicine found that…
Sugary stent eases suturing of blood vessels

January 14, 2019

Reconstructive procedures and organ transplants demand nimble fingers that can restore blood flow by stitching together millimeter-scale arteries.…
European study launched to identify and address barriers to sweetener use

January 4, 2019

Real sugar lumps and stevia in powder dried and tablet form A new study, led by researchers from…
Sugar’s Sick Secrets: How Industry Forces Have Manipulated Science to Downplay the Harm

December 28, 2018

Walk into any grocery store, grab a few packaged products, and flip to the ingredients. You’ll likely spot…
Sugar is Sweet, Essential to Life — and It’s Probably in Deep Space

December 20, 2018

When we think of sugar, it’s in the form of a holiday sweet or a reason to head…
Sugar targets gut microbe linked to lean and healthy people

December 19, 2018

Sugar can silence a key protein required for colonization by a gut bacterium associated with lean and healthy…
Researchers describe the sweet state of sugar education

November 30, 2018

Carbohydrates (sugars) are everywhere—from our food to making up our clothes and coating every one of our cells.…
No such thing as sugar highs, says pediatric endocrinologist

November 7, 2018

Sugar seems like the obvious culprit when kids get overexcited after eating cake, ice cream and who knows…
Sweet taste labels leave a sour taste

October 14, 2018

“Health halos” are making it harder for consumers to know which drinks are good for them according to…
The Power of Telling It Like It Is

September 13, 2018

What’s the best way to persuade children to drink water instead of unhealthy, sugar-laced beverages? Do you: A)…
Synthesis studies transform waste sugar for sustainable energy storage applications

September 9, 2018

Biorefinery facilities are critical to fueling the economy—converting wood chips, grass clippings, and other biological materials into fuels,…
Want healthy teeth? Stick to wholegrain carbohydrates

August 15, 2018

People know that sugar is bad for your teeth – it is a common knowledge at this point.…
Plants can tell the time using sugars

August 14, 2018

Plants, animals, fungi and some bacteria can estimate the time of day through their circadian rhythms. These rhythms…
Misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals

August 6, 2018

Analysis of packaging for the 13 top selling cereals, published in the British Dental Journal, has revealed: At…
Water may be key to understanding sweetness

July 19, 2018

A cranberry, honey or a candy bar – which tastes the sweetest? These foods contain sugars that humans…
It’s time for added sugars to be unmasked

July 17, 2018

Improved added sugar labelling across all packaged foods would help guide Australians to healthier food choices, according to…
Tax on sugar-sweetened beverages could save money for people and healthcare systems

May 31, 2018

Taxes can benefit the economy, country and even local communities. But can you imagine a tax that would…
3-D printed sugar scaffolds offer sweet solution for tissue engineering, device manufacturing

May 24, 2018

University of Illinois engineers built a 3-D printer that offers a sweet solution to making detailed structures that…
The type of sugar you eat may trigger fullness — or cravings for more food

March 30, 2018

Sugar gets a lot of bad press, and for good reason. Too much of it increases the risk…
Shocking: scientists found that children from poor backgrounds are actually fatter

March 23, 2018

Food is expensive. A couple of centuries ago fatter people were seen as wealthier as they had more…
Good bacteria last longer with a sugar coating

January 16, 2018

If you have ever fallen prey to travelers’ tummy – or have needed to take a course of…
Different Sugars, Different Risks

December 21, 2017

If you’re one of the 2 billion people in the world who are overweight or obese, or the…
The gene tree: mapping the evolutionary history of a sugar gene

December 14, 2017

Around two million years ago, a genetic change occurred that differentiated humans from most other primates that both…
What pushes young people into unhealthy beverages – parents, friends or environment?

December 6, 2017

By now everyone knows that drinking sugary drinks is bad. That wide-spread knowledge literally did nothing to the…
Sugar Industry Suppressed Evidence of Health Risks of Sucrose

November 22, 2017

The sugar industry buried scientific research almost 50 years ago that pointed to negative health effects of sugar,…
Sugary Drinks Linked to Reduced DNA Protection in Latino Preschoolers

November 20, 2017

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages by children between 2 and 3 years of age has been linked to shorter…
Study spells out huge health benefits by cutting back the sugar in sugary drinks

October 16, 2017

More than 150,000 Australian deaths could be prevented if the energy content of sugary drinks was cut by…
Manufacturers of sugar-sweetened beverages are thriving in countries that lack regulations

September 28, 2017

Many people don‘t like tightening regulations as they are viewed as taking away freedom from the markets. However,…
Switching Sugar for Starch Leads to Less Fatty Liver in Kids

August 31, 2017

A nine-day experimental diet that cut out the type of sugar in soft drinks, fruit juices and most…
How much sugar you consume every day? You may be putting your mental health at risk!

July 28, 2017

We tend to eat a lot of sugar, although we know it is bad for our health. It…
Hidden sugars unmasked on Australia’s supermarket shelves

July 27, 2017

A new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed around 70 per cent of packaged…
Sugar intake during pregnancy is associated with allergy and allergic asthma in children

July 7, 2017

While some research has reported an association between a high consumption of sugar-containing beverages and asthma in children,…
Scientists make plastic from sugar and carbon dioxide

June 14, 2017

Some biodegradable plastics could in the future be made using sugar and carbon dioxide, replacing unsustainable plastics made…
Type of sugar may treat atherosclerosis, mouse study shows

June 8, 2017

Researchers have long sought ways to harness the body’s immune system to treat disease, especially cancer. Now, scientists…
Your muscles can ‘taste’ sugar, U-M research finds

May 5, 2017

It’s obvious that the taste buds on the tongue can detect sugar. And after a meal, beta cells…
Sugar-craving crushed — in flies, at least

May 2, 2017

Yale scientists have discovered ways to blunt the craving for sugar — in fruit flies, at least. A…
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