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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...

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...


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