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2014-02-05 16:24:22

Elite rum brand announces alliance with Estefan MIAMI, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 19-time GRAMMY® Award-winning producer and entrepreneur Emilio Estefan, and leading fine rum producer Botran® Rum, today announced they are officially joining together two entities that have been residing on the same plane of production excellence for many years now. Emilio's appreciation for tradition aligns with the values Botran® Rum has held in such high regard for nearly 75 years. Through this...

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...

Sugary Food And Drinks Linked To An Increased Risk For Cardiovascular Disease
2014-02-04 10:35:17

[ Watch the Video: Will Sugar Kill You Eventually? ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many adults consume more than the recommended amount of processed, or “added,” sugar per day – potentially increasing their risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Recommendations for added sugar usage vary and there is no widely accepted threshold for unsafe levels. According to the study background, the non-governmental...

2014-02-03 20:22:42

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to "Added Sugar Intake and Cardiovascular Diseases Mortality Among US Adults," a paper published today in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, the American Beverage Association issued the following statement: Statement: "This study shows that adult consumption of added sugars has actually declined, as recently reported by the CDC. A significant part of that reduction is from decreased added sugars from beverages due, in part, to...

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...

2014-01-30 23:33:36

Despite increased awareness of the dangers of SoFAS (Solid Fats and Added Sugars), children continue to consume over the recommended allowance for discretionary calorie intake prompting Life Science Nutritionals to create a new infographic aimed at educating parents about SoFAS. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine revealed an alarming trend, prompting Life Science Nutritionals (LSN) to create a new infographic...

2014-01-26 23:02:21

The Yacon Molasses is the sweetest weight loss diet ever created. The latest discoveries about this root crop promises weight loss without the need for diet or exercise. Los Angeles,Ca (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 New weight loss products come out year after year, with the latest one trying to prove itself better than the recently popular one. Right now, it is the time for the Yacon Molasses, the newest weight loss product currently being tagged as the sweetest weight loss diet yet. Click...

2014-01-22 08:33:13

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sugar Labs(R), educational nonprofit provider of free and open-source learning software for children, is proud to recognize Google Code-In Contest [1,2] grand-prize winners Ignacio Rodriguez and Jorge Alberto Gomez Lopez, who participated brilliantly in Google's annual program for middle- and high-school students aged 13 to 17. Through GCI, Google invites open source organizations to mentor students who work on real programming and...

2014-01-21 23:31:54

The results of a recent survey by SugarDaddyForMe.com shows that despite the struggling economy, sugar baby members of the online dating website still received very substantial gifts this past holiday season, and expect to continue receiving very generous financial support into 2014. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 SugarDaddyForMe.com, the largest online dating website for sugar daddies and sugar babies, is sharing the results of a recent member survey. Based on the substantial gifts...

Google Smart Contact Lens May Help Diabetics Monitor Blood Sugar
2014-01-17 06:17:10

[ Watch the Video: Google Shows Off 'Smart' Contact Lens For Diabetics ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diabetes is a fast growing problem across the world, with nearly one in 20 people suffering from the dangerous disease. Millions of people with this disease often struggle to keep their blood sugar levels under control. And when their blood sugar is uncontrolled, it can lead to dangerous health issues such as heart disease and stroke, as well as causing...