While the jury is still out on what role, if any, sugar plays in the development of diabetes, recommendations to restrict consumption should be strengthened and research should be redoubled until a clear determination is found, according to an essay in...
The Netherlands’ government-backed Nutrition Centre has launched an app that consumers can use to compare brands in store and find the healthiest one. "We hope to unleash a revolution in the supermarket," it says.
Seattle has introduced its tax on sugar sweetened beverages this month, while researchers from the University of Washington have been tasked with assessing the effectiveness of the measure over the next four years.
Consumers are taking a holistic approach to their health, which is why beverage development company Imbibe predicts that the top beverage ingredients in 2018 will be ones with cognitive, immune health, and beauty claims.
Functional and fortified beverages were the best performers in US health and wellness beverages in 2016, with strong continued growth testament to consumers’ interest in the category. Meanwhile, the sustained growth of energy and sports drinks – which...
A canned liquid supplement called Good Idea, formulated to be a ‘sugar buster,’ just hit the market. Its blood sugar management properties are backed by research out of the Food for Health Science Center at Lund University in Sweden.
Sugar industry body CEDUS Le Sucre has attacked what it described as “unacceptable” and “damaging” moves from the French government to “scapegoat” the sugar industry as legislators put in place moves to amend the country’s sugar tax.
Nearly half of all consumers class low-sugar or sugar-free products as “extremely” or “very” important when deciding what to eat or drink with similar results for products free from genetically modified (GMO) ingredients.
Slashing the energy content of sugary drinks by a third could save more than 150,000 Australian lives that come to a premature end and $8 billion in health costs, said a new report by The George Institute for Global Health.