Scientific evidence about sugars, nutriton and health

Learn about the basics of sugars

LogoBig.png

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. 

About us 

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

RESEARCH UPDATES

 

Price promotions by food category and product healthiness in Australian supermarket chain

Are unhealthy foods price-promoted more in supermarkets?

17/10/19


Fructose co-ingestion to increase carbohydrate availability in athletes

Carbohydrate supplements are typically glucose polymers but this study suggests these may not be ideal

17/10/19

 
 

Sign Up To Our Newsletter

Receive the latest newsletter with research on sugar.
Plus insights from scientific experts.

View previous issues

MORE ABOUT SUGAR

resources.jpg

Resources

Latest resources, fact sheets and scientific studies.

appleIco.jpg

Sugar and health

View and download articles, reports and fact sheets containing current findings about the role of sugar in our diets.

askQuestionIco.jpg

Frequently asked questions

Explore the most common questions asked about sugar, and read up on some of the prevailing misconceptions.