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2014-01-31 11:05:13

Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have found there is no benefit in replacing fructose, the sugar most commonly blamed for obesity, with glucose in commercially prepared foods. The findings, published in the February edition of Current Opinion in Lipidology, show that when portion sizes and calories are the same, fructose does not cause any more harm than glucose. "Despite concerns about fructose's link to obesity, there is no justification to replace fructose with glucose because...

2013-12-31 23:03:47

Etailer of Award-Winning Teas adds top-notch sweeteners collection. Pooki’s Mahi’s Brown Rock Sugars lands the #2 and #7 spots on Amazon’s Most Gifted products for two different sizes; it also earned the #3 ranking in the Brown Sugar category based on sales, customer request and feedback. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Silicon Valley etailer startup, Pooki's Mahi announced today that as of December 15, 2013 Amazon rated one of its main products, Brown Rock Sugars...

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...

2013-12-03 23:04:32

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Analysis and Forecast of China Sugar Manufacturing Industry, 2013-2017. London (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Sugar manufacturing industry takes sugarcane, beets and other crops as raw materials to produce raw sugar, sugar, as well as refined sugar. The sugar crops grow in spring generally, and the harvest begins in October. The sugar manufacturers squeeze sugar in October or November and halt the production in March or April of the...

2013-10-29 16:00:06

Obese women voluntarily reduce what they eat in response to additional soft drinks being added to their diets – a new 4 week study finds. 41 obese women took part in the study, co-ordinated by Professor Marie Reid at the University of Hull and published in British Journal of Nutrition, to determine the effect of consuming 1-litre a day of either a sugar-sweetened or an artificially-sweetened drink, along with their normal dietary intake. For 4 weeks the women drank 4 x 250ml bottles...

2013-10-01 23:22:38

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Survey of Glucose in China. London (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 After years of development, glucose has become one of the major starch sugars in China. However, in the past few years, China's glucose production has been expanding slowly, affected by weak demand and fierce competition. Furthermore, the price of glucose’s raw material witnessed an uptrend in the same period. With the weak demand and high raw material costs,...

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...

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,...


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