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Addicted to sugar? Here's what will happen if you cut it out from your diet!

Addicted to sugar? Here's what will happen if you cut it out from your diet!

What if you stop consuming sugar on a daily basis? You'll begin to notice the changes your body will go through.

Can added sugar in diet cause heart attack?

Besides sweetened beverages, cakes and sweets, sucrose is added to many other foods -- dairy products, bread and jam, the study said. 
 

Stock limits on sugar traders extended for another 6 months

Stock limits on sugar traders extended for another 6 months

Government on Thursday decided to extend stock limits on sugar traders by another six months till April 2017 in order to check sweetener prices, which at present are ruling around Rs 40 per kg.

Govt can now fix retail prices of essential commodities

Govt can now fix retail prices of essential commodities

In order to check inflation, the government has amended the metrology rules which would allow it to fix retail prices of essential commodities like pulses and sugar in extra-ordinary situations.

Govt closely monitoring prices of sugar, other food items

Govt closely monitoring prices of sugar, other food items

The government is keeping a close watch on prices of sugar, pulses and edible oils to check hoarding and ensure adequate availability in the market in the festival season, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said Wednesday.

Your sugar-laden beverages may up risk of cancer

Love to drink that sweetened soda, or other sugar-laden fruit juices, sports drinks, energy drinks? Beware, as you can be at an increased risk of developing various cancers, a study has found.

Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Excessive sugar consumption -- specifically the sugar fructose such as in soda -- has been linked to a rise in metabolic disease worldwide, a study has found.

Shocking! Sugar industry paid Harvard scientists to blame fat for heart disease

As per a special report in JAMA Internal Medicine, an industry group then called the Sugar Research Foundation, which is known as the Sugar Association today, sponsored some research on fat as the 'dietary culprit' in heart disease – an attempt to refute concerns about sugar's role in heart disease.

Five common mistakes to avoid while making herbal tea!

Here are a few common mistakes that you should avoid in order to enjoy the optimal health benefits of herbal tea.

Sugar above Rs 40/kg: Govt imposes stock limit on mills to check prices

Sugar above Rs 40/kg: Govt imposes stock limit on mills to check prices

To check spiralling price of sugar which has crossed Rs 40 per kg, the government on Thursday imposed stock limits on sugar mills during the festival season till October-end.

Govt imposes stock limit on mills to to check sugar prices

Govt imposes stock limit on mills to to check sugar prices

Government on Thursday imposed stock limit on sugar mills to check prices during festival season, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Thursday.

 

Breast milk sugars may ward off deadly infection in babies

 A type of sugar found naturally in some women's breast milk may protect newborn babies from infection with a potentially life threatening bacterium, says a study. 

Ram Vilas Paswan favours ban on sugar futures

Ram Vilas Paswan favours ban on sugar futures

With retail sugar prices crossing Rs 40/kg, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday favoured ban on sugar futures trade in the interest of consumers.

These signs shows you are addicted to sugar!

One should not consume too much of sugar as it is considered not good for health and can lead to diseases like hypertension, depression, obesity and fatigue. 

Govt mulls curbs on sugar sales at mill level to check prices

Govt mulls curbs on sugar sales at mill level to check prices

Government is mulling imposing stock limit for sugar millers and restricting domestic sales by fixing quota on each mill to tame sweetener's retail prices, which are currently ruling as high as Rs 43 per kg.

Are avocados the best first foods for babies?

Babies' ideal first foods should have a low to moderate sweet and salty flavour profile to avoid early preferences for sweet foods.

Five easy home remedies to treat water retention!

Water retention is quite common and normal if you are pregnant or menstruating, otherwise one should consult a doctor immediately as it is considered not good for health.

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier vegetables, pulses and sugar pushed WPI inflation for the third straight month in June to 1.62 percent, queering the pitch for the Reserve Bank to reduce rates in its August policy meet.

Sugar exports unviable after imposition of 20% duty: ISMA

Sugar exports unviable after imposition of 20% duty: ISMA

Sugar industry body ISMA on Friday said that exports of sweetener become unviable after imposition of 20 percent customs duty but it will help in maintaining enough stock to meet the domestic demand.

Govt slaps 20% export duty on sugar to check prices

Govt slaps 20% export duty on sugar to check prices

Government Thursday imposed 20 percent customs duty on sugar exports to boost domestic supply and check prices which are ruling high at Rs 40/kg.