Does coffee have different affect when taken with sugar?

In a new study, scientists have investigated whether the people respond differently to caffeinated drinks that do or do not have sugar.

Added sugar more harmful for heart than salt

A new study has revealed that added sugars likely to have greater role than salt in high blood pressure and heart disease.

High-fructose drink consumption leads to overeating

 The brain responds differently to two forms of sugar, glucose and fructose, a new study says, adding that the consumption of fructose may promote overeating.

Christmas biscuit sugar sparks German terror alert

Vanilla sugar for Christmas biscuits trickling from an envelope sparked a bioterrorism scare at a German mail distribution centre on Monday, local police said.

Family ration cards valid till December 2015

Government on Monday said family ration cards presently in use will be valid till December 2015.

Beware: Sugar could be dangerous for your health

A new research suggests that high sugar levels affect a key area of the brain which causes the heart rate to quicken and blood pressure to rise.

Plant-based raw materials to produce consumer goods?

Imagine wearing trousers made out of corn or a T-shirt made of sugar. With bio-based raw materials coming to the fore, this could, in fact, be the future of the consumer goods industry.

DNA: Air quality deteriorates in various cities post Diwali

Air quality deteriorates in various cities of India after Diwali. The coming two days will be little difficult for the people to breath because of the air pollution post Diwali.

Daily consumption of fruit juice can create problems for your heart

A new study has found that daily consumption of fruit juice can actually prove dangerous for the heart.

Now a campaign to debunk myth about sugar

As obesity and sugar related problems are faced by a huge number of people, a new campaign has been launched to inform and educate people about sugar and the role it can play as part of a healthy balanced diet.

Four myths about corn you should stop believing

There is nothing like sinking your teeth in a crisp cob of sweet corn. But few myths keep people away from the vegetable and it is time to know the truth.

Injection to control diabetes without side effects

Dealing with diabetes could soon be a lot easier as researchers have developed an injection that can restore blood sugar levels to normal for more than two days without any side effects.

Low sugar and salt in food products becoming more popular than low and no-fat

Researchers have claimed that more than 50 per cent of consumers are interested in products with reduced levels of salt and sugar.

Speculation responsible for sugar price rise: Paswan

With sugar prices rising after the Centre rolled out incentives for the industry, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today blamed the increase on market speculation and said surplus stocks will help stabilise rates.

Caffeine`s safety concerns increase with energy drinks gaining popularity

New questions regarding the safety of caffeine for consumers has been recently raised as the caffeine-containing energy drinks have surged in popularity.

Adolescents` brains process sugar differently than adults`: Study

A new study has revealed that adolescent brains process sugar differently than adult brains.

Sugar slips on subdued demand

Both the varieties of sugar prices slipped at the Vashi wholesale market here today due to subdued demand from stockist and retailers.

Soda drinkers may be consuming more fructose than labels claim

A new study has revealed soda consumers may be getting a much higher dose of the harmful sugar fructose than they have been led to believe.

Some low-fat foods may trick you on calorie intake

Do you often opt for low-calorie food to shed some extra kilos? This may stun you: New research reveals some low-fat foods actually have more calories than regular food - owing to added sugars.

Sugar may singularly be culprit behind heart diseases

Researchers have uncovered evidence that sugar has a direct effect on risk factors for heart disease, and is likely to impact on blood pressure, independent of weight gain.