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Does sugar cause diabetes?

11 / 07 / 17

The idea that eating sugar causes diabetes persists despite an increased understanding of the complex aetiology of type …..

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Unnecessary avoidance of natural sugars

11 / 07 / 17

Have you heard of people avoiding fruit because it’s “full of sugar”? This alarming scenario is troubling, and we explai…..

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Sugar and addiction: a review of the evidence

13 / 06 / 17

If you had a dollar for every time you heard someone say “sugar addiction”, you’d have very full pockets, but is it myth…..

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Food and cancer- is sugar risky?

13 / 06 / 17

Does eating sugar increase your risk of cancer? It turns out the question can’t be that simple, and neither is the answe…..

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Is refined sugar any worse than refined starch?

09 / 05 / 17

We asked Dr Alan Barclay about the lesser understood topic of starches in the modern food supply...

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Consumption of added sugars in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders

09 / 05 / 17

How much added sugars are our Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander communities consuming?..

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Declining sugar consumption in Australia

11 / 04 / 17

There’s some conjecture around sugar intake in Australia but a very recent paper puts it all convincingly to bed...

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Is sugar involved in NAFLD?

11 / 04 / 17

NAFLD is the main cause of liver failure and a serious health burden worldwide. Is eating too much sugar to blame, or ju…..

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Carbohydrate vs Fat: Is it really the great debate?

23 / 03 / 17

Some claim that carbohydrate rather than saturated fat should be restricted in the diet for optimum health. New Zealand …..

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Is the Health Star Rating working?

07 / 03 / 17

Health stars are well and truly with us, but how effective are they?..

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