Scientific evidence about sugars, nutriton and health

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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.

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

 

Sugary drink consumption and risk of cancer: results from the NutriNet-Sante study

Is drinking sugary drinks associated with an increased risk of cancer?

18/09/19


Beverages contribute to energy, sugar, calcium and vitamin C intake among Australians

What nutritional impact do beverages have on the Australian diet?

18/09/19


Variations in marginal taste perception by BMI classification: a randomised controlled trial

Do obese people obtain more taste satisfaction from food?

18/09/19

 
 

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