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2014-06-06 12:21:59

DUBLIN, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/27gbk8/xylitol_a) has announced the addition of the "Xylitol - A Global Market Overview" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Naturally occurring sugar alcohol or polyol, Xylitol is found in most plant material such as fruits and vegetables. Currently, xylitol is commercially extracted from birch wood and corn cobs and many processes are in development...

2014-03-06 16:27:02

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sin-Free Sugar by UBB(TM), the unique calorie free all natural sweetener, successfully introduced last year in Southern California, announces its availability and national product launch at the Natural Products Expo West Show this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/LA70045 Dennis Wong, CEO of UBB, is also a Type 2 Diabetic with a sweet tooth. He wanted to create a product that would provide the taste experience of...

2014-02-04 16:26:57

Reliance on Observational Methodology and Intake Estimates Fuels Flawed Conclusions, Is Not Proof of Causation WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sugar Association takes seriously issues regarding cardiovascular health. However, it is difficult to reconcile the correlation being drawn between 'added sugar' and cardiovascular health in a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine on February 3, 2014, especially when recognizing American per capita consumption of...

Artificial Sweeteners Can't Fool The Brain
2013-09-23 10:39:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While your tongue may be fooled into mistaking an artificial sweetener for real sugar, your brain knows the difference, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. The difference is how each sweetener affects the brain’s reward center, and sugar has been found to provide a bigger reward than artificial substitutes. "The consumption of high-calorie beverages is a major contributor to weight gain and obesity,...

2013-08-30 23:21:50

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “China Sugar Industry Report, 2013-2015” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/china-sugar-industry-report-2013-2015 Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 From 2008/09 to 2013/14, the global supply of sugar has undergone changes from short supply to excess supply: raw sugar production increased from 140 million tons in 2008/09 to 170 million tons in 2012/13; while the demand for raw sugar...

2013-07-19 16:23:52

A new study reports that subdiaphragmatic vagotomy reduces intake of sweet-tasting solutions in rats, and eliminate the hedonic perception produced by sucrose and saccharin in rats. Previous studies have shown that taste information and digestion information in animals during diet intake interact with each other in the central nervous system. So, how does subdiaphragmatic vagotomy influence the intake of sweet-tasting solution in rats? According to a study published in the Neural Regeneration...

Sucralose Influences Blood Sugar Insulin Levels
2013-05-30 10:08:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many companies that make so-called ℠diet products´ use the artificial sweetener sucralose as a way to reduce calorie count and supposedly making their products healthier. However, a new study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis published in the journal Diabetes Care has found that the sweetener commercially marketed as Splenda can affect how the body processes sugar. “Our results indicate...

Global Sugar Intake Behind The Rise In Type 2 Diabetes
2013-02-28 09:00:41

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More than 350 million people worldwide are believed to have diabetes, and for years health experts have debated on what the exact driver of the illness has been. While sugar intake has been viewed as a culprit in many eyes, scientists have long refuted that conjecture and attributed the global health crisis to too much overall food intake and obesity. But a new finding by three California universities — Stanford, UC-Berkeley...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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