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2013-12-30 12:20:44

However, overconsumption of calories from fructose can have substantial adverse effects on health Fructose, the sugar often blamed for the obesity epidemic, does not itself have any impact on an emerging marker for the risk of cardiovascular disease known as postprandial triglycerides, new research has found. However, overconsumption of calories from fructose can have substantial adverse effects on health, said Dr. John Sievenpiper, a researcher in the Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor...

Hummingbird Metabolism Burns Glucose And Fructose Equally
2013-12-06 07:38:21

University of Toronto Hummingbird metabolism is a marvel of evolutionary engineering. These tiny birds can power all of their energetic hovering flight by burning the sugar contained in the floral nectar of their diet. Now new research from the University of Toronto Scarborough shows they are equally adept at burning both glucose and fructose, which are the individual components of sugar; a unique trait other vertebrates cannot achieve. "Hummingbirds have an optimal fuel-use strategy...

2013-12-04 08:26:26

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) today announced the launch of a national, online consumer engagement campaign. It features registered dietitians who promote a healthy lifestyle through caloric balance, including the total sugars in your diet, rather than focus on a specific type of sugar. "Our goal is to provide consumers with facts about health and nutrition so that they can make informed decisions about their diets," said John...

2013-12-03 08:31:32

Researchers Link Questionable Sugar Substitute to Serious Health Risks WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the Food & Drug Administration's recent decision that it no longer considers the man-made additive "partially hydrogenated oils," (commonly referred to as "trans fat") safe, consumer groups and independent doctors are now targeting the highly controversial sugar substitute High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) as the most dangerous ingredient in the nation's food supply. Jim...

2013-11-19 12:29:55

YUBA CITY, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentioning sugar and arthritis in the same breath: what's up with that? Consider this: The U.S. has more than 78 million obese adults, according to the National Institutes of Health. A report compiled by researchers at GlobalData estimates that by 2022, the U.S. will have the largest population of overweight people worldwide. But that's not our only health crisis. More than 50 million Americans have arthritis--and many of them are...

Soda Consumption May Damage Kidneys
2013-11-11 04:33:03

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The subject of late night comedian’s derision for several months, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s New York City-wide ban on large sodas met an untimely end in March of this year, just days before it was to have gone into effect. The UK is proposing a tax increase of 20 percent on sodas, claiming the move will stem the tide of heaviness in their country by as many as 285,000 of their citizens. Additionally, they believe they will...

2013-11-01 16:23:54

Sudden Scientific Reversal by Dr. Robert Lustig Raises Questions over Motives for Engaging in Plaintiff's Suit WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A medical doctor who claims he can cure diabetes in a week and who believes soda is healthier than orange juice is poised to reverse years of his own opinions and advocacy, as he reveals his involvement in a lawsuit that blames high fructose corn syrup for diabetes, yet omits processed sugar. Dr. Robert Lustig, who has long...

2013-10-30 08:31:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following may be attributed to the Corn Refiners Association: "This study confirms what the scientific evidence has shown for years. Consumption of fructose is not a unique factor in the rise in obesity rates in the U.S. "As the researchers conclude, claims that fructose is somehow uniquely responsible for our nation's obesity epidemic are not only wrong, they are counter-productive to finding effective solutions to this...

2013-10-29 08:33:49

Findings from US Endocrinology Research Reviews Presented by Expert Panel WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With projections that diabetes-related healthcare costs will rise to $595 billion annually in the U.S. by 2030, a series of research reviews published in the journals US Endocrinology and European Endocrinology underscore the potential for inexpensive low-cost physical activity and diet interventions to augment current therapeutic approaches in managing type...

2013-09-27 23:26:01

Nectevia is ideal as a substitute for sugar, honey or corn syrup and is designed to be used in a variety of applications, including: baked goods, hot or cold beverages, condiments, sauces and dressings, cereals and bars, as a binding agent and more. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 In response to the growing natural and clean label trends, Steviva Ingredients has developed Nectevia™, an organic blend of blue agave nectar and stevia extract. Naturally water-extracted at low...