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Sickeningly sweet: does sugar cause chronic disease?

11 / 10 / 16

It’s often said that sugar causes metabolic disease but is there good evidence for this? ..


Sugars, obesity, and cardiovascular disease: results from recent RCTs.

06 / 09 / 16

There is a lot of negative media attention around sugar, including from some scientific investigators, however this revi…..


Trends in adult BMI from 1975 to 2014

27 / 07 / 16

A global look at the trends in BMI over the past four decades..


What dietary pattern is linked to overweight in children and teenagers?

03 / 06 / 16

A look at dietary patterns and whether particular ways of eating are more likely to lead to overweight and obesity...


Does low-energy sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight?

01 / 03 / 16

A systematic review of human and animal studies..


WHO finds obesity is related to oversupply of food

10 / 11 / 15

World Health Organisation shows obesity pandemic associated with oversupply of food, not specifically one nutrient...


Sugars and obesity: Is it the sugar or the calories?

16 / 06 / 15

Review of the evidence looking into the role of sugars in weight gain, overweight and obesity...


Sugar-sweetened and artificially-sweetened beverages in relation to obesity risk

30 / 01 / 15

A critical review of the literature for a possible association between sweetened beverages and obesity risk...


Sugar-fat seesaw: A systematic review of the evidence

19 / 12 / 14

Explore the notion of an inverse relationship between fat and sugar, asking the question can we limit both? ..


Effects of added sucrose on obese women

11 / 09 / 14

In a quasi-randomised, single-blind, controlled trial Reid et al, investigates if obese women can compensate for sucrose..


Sugar - should we stop eating it?

07 / 09 / 13

There are many opinions about sugars role in the diet but what does the science really say? ..


Does sugar uniquely Influence weight gain?

21 / 01 / 13

Researchers Jim Mann and Lisa Te Morenga says 'no', sugar does not uniquely influence weight gain. ..