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Fructose co-ingestion to increase carbohydrate availability in athletes

17 / 10 / 19

The combination of ingested fructose with glucose may be preferred over glucose to assist trained athletes maximise endu…..

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Development and validation of an individual sustainable diet index in the NutriNet-Santé study cohort

17 / 10 / 19

The French study aimed to develop and validate a sustainable diet index (SDI) from the NutriNet-Santé study cohort..

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

18 / 09 / 19

The cohort study found that consumption of sugary drinks was associated with an increased overall risk of cancer..

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Impact of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax on purchases and dietary intake: Systematic review and meta-analysis

28 / 08 / 19

Do taxes work to reduce sugary drink consumption?..

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Environmental interventions to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and their effects on health

28 / 08 / 19

There are effective, scalable interventions addressing population sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) consumption. ..

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Long-term consumption of sugar sweetened and artificially sweetened beverages and risk of mortality

12 / 06 / 19

This study finds consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is positively associated with CVD mortality..

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Dietary sugars and non-caloric sweeteners elicit different homeostatic and hedonic responses in the brain

12 / 06 / 19

Non-caloric sweeteners may not elicit the same satiating effects in the brain as natural sugars..

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Added sugar intake and mortality

08 / 04 / 19

High and low sugar intakes are associated with increased risk, and risk varies according to food source ..

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Free sugars intake among Australian children

08 / 04 / 19

An analysis of free sugars intake, sources and determinants of high consumption among 2 year olds from the SMILE cohort..

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Cross-sectional survey of the amount of sugar and energy in cakes and biscuits for sale in the UK for the evaluation of the sugar-reduction programme

14 / 11 / 18

British cakes and biscuits vary in their sugar and energy content...

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Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages (SSB) and dietary fructose in relation to risk of gout and hyperuricemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

14 / 11 / 18

SSB consumption was associated with risk of hyperuricemia and gout in adults...

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Determinants of knowledge and attitudes about sugar and the association of knowledge and attitudes with sugar intake among adults: A systematic review

14 / 11 / 18

A number of factors influence attitudes and knowledge about sugar but overall the evidence is weak in this field...

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Dietary carbohydrates: role of quality and quantity in chronic disease

18 / 09 / 18

Humans have thrived on diets with widely varying carbohydrate content. Carbohydrate quality rather than amount has a maj…..

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Saturated fat more harmful to the liver than unsaturated fat or sugars

21 / 08 / 18

Which is more metabolically harmful: saturated fat or sugars?..

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Sleep duration and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and energy drinks among adolescents

18 / 06 / 18

Do short sleeping teens drink more sugary drinks?..

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SNiPs in taste receptor genes are associated with snacking patterns in preschool-aged children in the Guelph Family Health Study: a pilot study

14 / 05 / 18

In the nutrition world it’s an age-old argument of genes versus environment; this study scores another point for genetic…..

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The portion size effect and over consumption – toward downsizing solutions for children and adolescents

14 / 05 / 18

While it may be too late for many adults, children and teens could be taught to eat smaller portions for better populati…..

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Intake of free sugars and micronutrient dilution in Australian adults

16 / 04 / 18

How much sugar is associated with lower nutrient intake in the Australian diet? In the last national diet survey lowest …..

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Positive association between sugar consumption and dental decay prevalence in pre-school children

15 / 03 / 18

Which is the most important predictor of dental decay in pre-schoolers: diet, toothbrushing or socio-economic status?..

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Sugar- and artificially-sweetened beverages and the risks of stroke and dementia

14 / 11 / 17

Are sugar- and artificially-sweetened beverages risky for brain health?..

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Interventions to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages

10 / 10 / 17

How successful are interventions to reduce sugar sweetened beverage intake and increase water intake?..

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Beverage intake and metabolic syndrome risk in midlife women

11 / 07 / 17

High intake of energy-dense beverages in middle aged American women increased the odds of developing metabolic syndrome...

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Sugary beverage intake and preclinical Alzheimer’s disease.

13 / 06 / 17

More than one sugary beverage daily is associated with markers of preclinical Alzheimers in the Framingham cohort...

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What is appropriate upper limit for added sugars consumption?

11 / 04 / 17

This paper takes a closer look at the evidence behind recommendations on added sugars consumption. ..

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Water and beverage consumption: analysis of the Australian 2011-12 NNPAS

07 / 02 / 17

We all know drinking water is healthy, but is it associated with a better diet?..

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The GRECO (Greek childhood obesity) study: sources of free sugars in children’s diet and the identification of associated lifestyle patterns.

14 / 11 / 16

The Greek Childhood Obesity (GRECO) study is a nationwide sample of 3089 children aged 10-12 years. ..

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Sugar intake from sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) among cancer and non-cancer individuals: the NHANES study.

14 / 11 / 16

Does cancer diagnosis discourage sugar sweetened beverage consumption?..

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Changes in food intake in Australia: Comparing the 1995 and 2011 National Nutrition Survey Results

11 / 10 / 16

How has the Australian diet changed over the past twenty years? The CSIRO discovered the news isn’t all bad, and show yo…..

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Modeling the Effect of Replacing Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption with Water on Energy Intake, HBI Score, and Obesity Prevalence

08 / 08 / 16

Modelling in adults shows replacing one cup of SSB with water each day could impact on obesity..

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What regulates artificial sweetener intake?

01 / 03 / 16

Exploring why artificial sweeteners don't appear to satisfy as much as caloric sweeteners...

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Mother's Perception of General Family Functioning and Sugar Consumption of 3- and 4-Year-Old Children: The East London Family Study

20 / 01 / 16

Based on families in East London, those in which mothers perceived greater family functioning, children ate less sugary …..

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Determinants of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in young children: A systematic review

10 / 07 / 15

Sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption has been linked to obesity. The analysis looks at what correlates are associa…..

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Interpreting the Australian Dietary Guideline to "limit" into practical and personalised advice

14 / 04 / 15

Explores the development of a practical tool to interpret the guidelines for extra foods serves...

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A systematic methodology to estimate added sugar content of foods

27 / 03 / 15

Louie J et al aimed to develop a systematic methodology to estimate added sugar values from analytical and subjective da…..

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Worldwide trends in dietary sugars intake: An overview

27 / 02 / 15

Based on national nutrition surveys, estimates of changes and trends in sugar intake from 13 developed countries. ..

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Carbohydrates and health: New draft SACN report

30 / 01 / 15

The Scientific Advisory Council of Nutrition reviewed the literature on carbohydrate intake in relation to health outcom…..

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Low carbohydrate diets: Going against the grain

28 / 01 / 15

Mann et al provided comment on low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diets in the Lancet, partly in response to recent media…..

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