Glycemic Response

Background In as early as 1981, Jenkins and co-workers illustrated that carbohydrates – even though consumed in equal amounts – can have very different effects on blood glucose levels. With this, the glycemic index (GI) concept was developed as a way to rank carbohydrate-containing foods based on their potential to...

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Sugar Should Not be Condemned as Primary Obesity...

In a commentary featured in the April issue of Diabetes Care, researchers Kahn and Sievenpiper argue that blaming sugar, and specifically fructose, on the obesity and diabetes epidemics is misguided. In the article, the researchers note that much of the research linking sugar to obesity and diabetes is based on...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.