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Sugar Intake Should Be Cut In Half
2014-03-05 14:05:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that people cut their sugar intake in half in order to combat the obesity epidemic. WHO’s 2002 recommendation stated that sugars should make up less than 10 percent of total energy intake per day. However, the latest recommendations by the organization says that sugars should be less than 5 percent of total energy intake, or about six teaspoons. “Much of the sugars consumed...

2014-03-04 23:25:36

The top 5 fat burning thermogenic foods to increase metabolism and lose weight are revealed in a new report published by HealthNewsWires.com. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New fat burning information revealed by Health News Wires provides information about the top 5 fat burning thermogenic foods to naturally increase weight loss and burn more fat. The key to successful fat burning results lies in the body’s ability to continuously increase the amount of calories it burns. In order...

2014-02-28 23:00:25

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Starch Sugar Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Starch Sugar Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China starch sugar market. The report provides basic starch sugar information including starch sugar definition, classification, application, and industry chain structure as well as industry...

2014-02-25 14:06:09

A multi-institutional team reports that it can increase sugarcane's geographic range, boost its photosynthetic rate by 30 percent and turn it into an oil-producing crop for biodiesel production. These are only the first steps in a bigger initiative that will turn sugarcane and sorghum – two of the most productive crop plants known – into even more productive, oil-generating plants. The team will present its latest findings Tuesday (Feb. 25) at the U.S. Department of Energy's ARPA-E...

2014-02-13 23:28:10

Steviva modifies hammer mill to create industry’s first custom sweetening system. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Creating the right flavoring combination for a food or beverage can be a lengthy process. This is especially true when working with high-intensity, all-natural sweeteners such as stevia, which may be up to 600 times as sweet as sugar. Every high-intensity sweetener has unique sensorial attributes, imparting its own taste and functional properties and must be...

2014-02-11 23:01:26

Specialty gourmet etailer of award-winning teas and 100% Kona coffees Pooki’s Mahi today announced the launch of assorted sugar sticks to its Sweetener Collection. Now, tea and coffee drinkers can flavor drinks on the go without measuring the portions at a modest price. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Silicon Valley etailer startup of award-winning teas, brown rock sugar and 100% Hawaiian coffees Pooki’s Mahi announced today the launch of assorted sugar sticks to the...

2014-02-11 12:27:19

The health and fitness industries are taking notice of all that yacon syrup has to offer. Low in calories, high in prebiotics and completely healthy, yacon syrup is a health breakthrough. NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The health benefits of organic yacon syrup are quite profound. This naturally growing root can be found across Asia and has been used for generations. The simple fact is that yacon syrup is setting the health and nutrition industries ablaze. (Photo:...

2014-02-07 00:21:13

SAO PAULO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) has expressed grave concerns about news reports indicating that the Government of India, the second largest sugar producer in the world, intends to announce an increase in sugar export subsidies. If confirmed, the new US$ 128 million subsidizing 4 million tons in raw sugar exports, would come in addition to US$ 120 million already spent by India, considering just the last four sugarcane...

Diabetes Risk May Be Lower For Regular Consumers Of Yogurt And Low-Fat Fermented Dairy Products
2014-02-06 11:24:16

[ Watch the Video: Eat More Yogurt To Lower Diabetes Risk ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research has shown that regular consumption of low-fat yogurt can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Diabetologia. The study researchers found that a higher consumption of low-fat fermented dairy products, which included some low-fat cheeses, cut the risk of type 2 diabetes onset by 28 percent and reduced the...

2014-02-05 23:26:09

Sugar, a new epidemic addiction, spurs sugar-reduction movement. Food knowledge websites provide education for health diets, weight loss, and a healthy lifestyle. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Sugar is being described as the new epidemic addiction, the "new tobacco", "enemy number one in the western diet", and as one of the leading contributors to a continually rising rate of obesity. A British panel of 18 expert medical and non-medical advisors making up...