We have cut back on sugar, says Rita Wilson

Actress Rita Wilson says her family has cut back a lot on sugar following husband Tom Hanks` Type II diabetes diagnosis last year.

New documentary targeting obesity says sugar, not fat the real enemy

A new documentary looks at the global problem of surging human obesity rates and obesity-related diseases.

What to eat, what not

Get your diet chart right for a healthier and happier you.

Sugar to substitute oil in fuel production?

Plastic, gasoline, rubber - a lot of everyday items are based on oil. But as this raw material is becoming increasingly scarce, scientists now plan to produce isobutene - a basic chemical used in the chemical industry from sugar and not from oil.

Kids who prefer sweet food also have tendency to like salty dishes

Scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that kids who most prefer high levels of sweet tastes also most prefer high levels of salt taste and that, in general, children prefer sweeter and saltier tastes than adults do.

Sugar to power smart phones for 10 days!

Heard of a battery that consumes sugar and can run your smart phone for 10 days? This bio-battery may soon become a reality.

Know the danger of hidden sugar in processed foods

The food industry is adding more and more sugar to food which consumers are largely unaware of as it is mostly hidden, warns research.

Sugar contents in fruit juice increases risk of diabetes

A new study has revealed that fruit juice could be as bad for you as fizzy drinks as it increases the risk of diabetes.

Consumption of added sugar linked to death from cardiovascular disease

Researchers have used national health survey data to examine added sugar consumption as a percentage of daily calories and to estimate association between consumption and cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Coming, a battery that runs on sugar

Cell phones, tablets, video games and electronic gadgets to run on sugar in next three years? Sweet on ears, truly.

2014 Outlook: Global economic recovery to cheer commodity market

Better global economy growth may lift demand of metals & crude oil.

Sugar uptake could lead to onset of cancer

Researchers have said that a dramatic increase in sugar uptake could be a cause of oncogenesis - a process by which normal cells are transformed into cancer cells.

Junk food can damage your memory in just six days

Junk food not only hurts your health but also your memory, according to a new study.

Sweetie, shun sugar for skin

Many are seen eating sugar items wholeheartedly when something goes wrong.

Myth or fact: Does consuming too much sugar cause diabetes?

A common myth which is generally associated with this lifestyle disease is that consuming too much sugar causes diabetes.

Soft drinks and sugar deadly for kidney health

Two new studies have highlighted the potential negative effects that soft drinks and sugar can have on kidney health.

`Spoonful of sugar` also makes aggression go down!

A study has revealed that consuming a little sugar or using the non-dominant hand could reduce outbursts and control people`s impulse to fight when they get aggressive.

Curbing sugar is the key to my figure: Eva Longoria

Actress Eva Longoria is concerned about her body just like everyone else and has quit sugar to stay in shape.

Now, natural sweetener that`s calorie and carbohydrates free

The Credit Suisse study notes that stevia-an all-natural alternative to sugar and high-fructose corn syrup-is one increasingly popular alternative.

Fire hits up to 300,000 tons of sugar at Brazil port

A fire destroyed up to 300,000 tons of sugar at several warehouses in the southern Brazilian port of Santos today before it was contained, authorities said.