Is Sugar the new Tobacco? Insights from Laboratory Studies, Consumer Surveys and Public Health
- MedicineCurrent Obesity Reports
An overview of clinical and epidemiological evidence, marketing practices, corporate influence and prevention strategies related to added sugar and SSB and compares SSB to the case of tobacco pointing to similarities but also major differences is provided.
100 % Fruit juice: perspectives amid the sugar debate
- MedicinePublic Health Nutrition
Evidence to date suggests that the adverse effects associated with excess added sugar or fructose intake are not observed with respect to the consumption of 100% FJ at typical amounts.
A sugary drinks tax: recovering the community costs of obesity
- Medicine, Political Science
Australia should introduce a tax on sugary drinks to recoup some of the costs of obesity to the community and reduce the number of people who become obese and ensure fewer taxpayer dollars have to be spent on the damage done by obesity.
Price elasticity of the demand for sugar sweetened beverages and soft drinks in Mexico.
- MedicineEconomics and human biology
Misconceptions about fructose-containing sugars and their role in the obesity epidemic
- MedicineNutrition Research Reviews
Fructose, as commonly consumed in mixed carbohydrate sources, does not exert specific metabolic effects that can account for an increase in body weight, and public health recommendations and policies aiming at reducing fructose consumption only, without additional diet and lifestyle targets, would be disputable and impractical.
Knowledge, perceptions, and behaviors of adults concerning nonalcoholic beverages suggest some lack of comprehension related to sugars.
- MedicineNutrition research
Toward Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems.
- MedicineCurrent developments in nutrition
The presentations addressed the 4 principal domains of sustainability defined as nutrition/health, economics, environment, and society and the ways in which they are represented in current research.
Childhood Obesity and the Consumption of 100 % Fruit Juice: Where Are the Evidence-Based Findings?
The strength of the scientific evidence shows that 100 % fruit juice is not associated with weight in children.
Motivators of and Barriers to Drinking Healthy Beverages among a Sample of Diverse Adults in Bronx, NY
Findings suggest that gender and race-specific differences to engaging in drinking water and other healthy beverages exist, and interventions seeking to decrease the consumption of unhealthy beverages among culturally diverse adults may consider gender andRace-specific motivators and barriers associated with this behavior.
Stevia vs. Sucrose: Influence on the Phytochemical Content of a Citrus–Maqui Beverage—A Shelf Life Study
- Chemistry, MedicineFoods
New functional beverages, constituting a dietary source of bioactive phenolics and supplemented with stevia or sucrose, were designed in order to study the influence of the sweetener during processing and shelf-life and found stevIA could be considered as an alternative sweetener by the beverage industry.
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Drinking to our health: can beverage companies cut calories while maintaining profits?
- MedicineObesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Comparative analysis on various changes in the food and beverage industry claims to be reformulating products, reducing package or portion sizes and introducing healthier options is needed.
Fructose: Pure, White, and Deadly? Fructose, by Any other Name, is a Health Hazard
- MedicineJournal of diabetes science and technology
The worldwide consumption of sucrose, and thus fructose, has risen logarithmically since 1800, and Fructose appears to be responsible for most of the metabolic risks, including high production of lipids, increased thermogenesis, and higher blood pressure associated with sugar or high fructose corn syrup.
Role of fructose-containing sugars in the epidemics of obesity and metabolic syndrome.
- MedicineAnnual review of medicine
Evidence that sugar consumption promotes development of an unfavorable lipid profile is strong and suggests that the upper added sugar consumption limit of 25% of energy or less, suggested in the Report of the dietary guidelines Advisory Committee on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, may merit re-evaluation.
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes
- MedicineDiabetes Care
Data from 11 studies comparing SSB intake in the highest to lowest quantiles in relation to risk of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes provide empirical evidence that intake of SSBs should be limited to reduce obesity-related risk of chronic metabolic diseases.
Water, hydration, and health.
- MedicineNutrition reviews
This review examines the current knowledge of water intake as it pertains to human health, including overall patterns of intake and some factors linked with intake, the complex mechanisms behind…
Relation between consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and childhood obesity: a prospective, observational analysis
- MedicineThe Lancet
Nonnutritive sweetener consumption in humans: effects on appetite and food intake and their putative mechanisms.
- MedicineThe American journal of clinical nutrition
A critical review of the literature suggests that the addition of NNS to non-energy-yielding products may heighten appetite, but this is not observed under the more common condition in which NNS is ingested in conjunction with other energy sources.
Association of key foods and beverages with obesity in Australian schoolchildren
- MedicinePublic Health Nutrition
Abstract Objective To examine the pattern of intake of key foods and beverages of children aged 4–12 years and the association with weight status. Design and setting A computer-assisted telephone…
Soft drink and juice consumption and risk of physician-diagnosed incident type 2 diabetes: the Singapore Chinese Health Study.
- MedicineAmerican journal of epidemiology
Relatively frequent intake of soft drinks and juice is associated with an increased risk for development of type 2 diabetes in Chinese men and women.