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The Sugar Research Advisory Service (SRAS) aims to provide an evidence-based view on the role of carbohydrates, and particularly sugar, in nutrition and health.

The SRAS provides the latest scientific research and evidence based resources for health care professionals.

Information provided on this site is developed and reviewed by experts in nutrition, food technology and health.

The SRAS is funded by Sugar Australia and New Zealand Sugar. 

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All carbohydrates will be converted to glucose, which is the body's most efficient source of energy for organs and muscles.

RESEARCH UPDATES

 

Food sources and glycaemic control

A systematic review and meta-analysis examining food sources of fructose-containing sugars and glycaemic control

13/02/19

The physiological and phenotypic significance of variation in human amylase copy number 

Is there individual genetic variation in starch digestion, and does this impact post prandial glycemia?
13/02/19

 
 

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