Observational Findings Linking Intake of Sugar Containing Beverage...

While a recent study alleges estimated intake of sugar containing beverages is associated with markers of preclinical Alzheimer’s disease, the observational nature of the study and other important limitations temper any significance of the findings. In the study, “Sugary beverage intake and preclinical Alzheimer’s disease in the community”, Pase et...

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Associations of Dietary Glucose, Fructose, and Sucrose with...

For your information, a study entitled “Associations of Dietary Glucose, Fructose, and Sucrose with β–cell Function, Insulin Sensitivity, and Type 2 Diabetes in the Maastricht Study” by den Biggelaar et al. was recently published in Nutrients. The purpose of the study was to determine associations between glucose, fructose, and sucrose...

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British Health Agency Supports Use of Low-Calorie Sweeteners...

April 12, 2017 -- Over the past several years, consumers have become more concerned with excessive sugar consumption due to it being a potential risk factor for obesity and related health outcomes. In an effort to curb the obesity epidemic, local policy makers in the United States and some national...

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Research on Possible Impacts of Low Calorie Sweeteners...

An April 3 presentation during the 2017 Endocrine Society Annual Meeting and Expo featured an unpublished study abstract suggesting that low calorie sweeteners (LCS) increase adipogenesis in human fat biopsy-derived mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs). Additionally, researchers suggest that LCS consumption also results in increased expression of glucose transporters, taste receptors,...

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Another Perspective on Added Sugars

By: Ellen Stokes, MS, RD, LD -- Consuming Modest Amounts May Improve Overall Dietary Quality As a Registered Dietitian, I approach designing an individualized eating plan or group menu with an eye on science-based nutrition as well as an eye towards acceptance.  After all, if people don’t like their food...

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CPE – Living Healthy with Less Added Sugar

This webinar "Living Healthy with Less Added Sugar" is a recorded presentation for 1 continuing education credit for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and Dietetic Professionals. (CPE Provided by the American Heart Association) Most Americans consume added sugars in excess of recommended levels, putting them at risk for adverse...

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