Prenatal and Early Life Fructose, Fructose-Containing Beverages, and...

Annals Amer Thoracic Society (2018) 15 (2); doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201707-530OC — Wright LS, Rifas-Shiman SL, Oken E, Litonjua AA and Gold DR. — Download PDF — Objective: To examine associations of maternal prenatal and early childhood intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and fructose with current asthma in midchildhood, median age, 7.7 years. Background:...

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Habitual Fructose Intake Relates to Insulin Sensitivity and...

Nutrients 2018, 10(6), 774; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10060774 — Weber KS, Simon MC, Strassburger, et al. — Download PDF — Objective: To test the hypothesis that higher habitual intake of fructose from regular food sources (assessed as total fructose, fructose from fruits, fructose from juices, and fructose from sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB)) are associated...

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Effects of fructose consumption on postprandial TAG: an...

Br J Nutr. 2018 Aug; 120(4):364-372. doi: 10.1017/S0007114518001538  — Macedo RCO, Vieira AF, Moritz CEJ, and Reischak-Oliveira A. — Download PDF — Objective: To re-examine the chronic effect (>7 days) of fructose consumption on postprandial TAG, in adolescents and adults. Background: Exaggerated elevation of TAG in the postprandial period represents...

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Excess free fructose, high-fructose corn syrup and adult...

British Journal of Nutrition (2018), 119, 1157–1167; doi:10.1017/S0007114518000417 — DeChristopher LR, Tucker KL. — Download PDF — Objective: To test the hypothesis that consumption of HFCS-sweetened soda, fruit drinks and apple juice, but not orange juice or diet soda, increases asthma risk, independently of potential confounders. Background: There is growing...

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Calorie Control Council Response to U.S. Right to...

(ATLANTA) November 20, 2018 — The Calorie Control Council (CCC) is responding to the request from U.S. Right to Know (USRTK) for a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation regarding the advertising of sucralose. This request reports findings from a single study that asserts that “emerging evidence suggests, contrary to some...

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Eight Additional Carbohydrates named as meeting FDA’s definition...

In June 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of eight additional non-digestible carbohydrates that meet the FDA’s definition of dietary fiber. The eight approved fibers include: Mixed Plant Cell Wall Fibers (includes apple fiber, bamboo fiber, cotton hull fiber, cottonseed fiber, oat hull fiber, insoluble...

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