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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…..


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

21 / 08 / 18

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


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

18 / 06 / 18

Do short sleeping teens drink more sugary drinks?..


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…..


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…..


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 …..


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?..


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?..


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?..


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...


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...


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. ..


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?..


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. ..


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?..


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…..


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..


What regulates artificial sweetener intake?

01 / 03 / 16

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


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 …..


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…..


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...


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…..


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. ..


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…..


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…..