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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...

FDA Urged To Limit Soft Drink Sugar Levels
2013-02-14 09:16:09

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Consumer groups, scientists, and health-advocacy organizations recently urged the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider determining safe limits of high-fructose corn syrup and other forms of sugar in soft drinks, as high levels could affect the risk of developing diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. In particular, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) helped spearhead the effort to urge the FDA to...

2013-02-12 20:27:54

Adds to scientific evidence that the sweeteners are metabolically equivalent A study published today in the Journal of Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism presented compelling data showing the consumption of both high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sucrose (table sugar) at levels consistent with average daily consumption do not increase liver fat in humans, a leading cause of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). The findings also add to an already well-established body of...

2013-01-26 23:00:49

All-natural, GMO-free sweetener has identical mouthfeel, flavor profile as HFCS. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 Steviva Brands, Inc., one of the world´s leading manufacturers and distributors of stevia-based sweeteners and other bulk-ingredient sweeteners, has introduced a Stevia-based syrup blend designed to replace high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in beverages. Developed by Steviva Brands to replace HFCS 55, Steviva BlendTM Syrup is an all-natural liquid sweetener comprised...


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