White rice increases risk of type 2 diabetes

White rice might be pleasing to the palate, but it significantly increases the risk of type 2 diabetes when eaten regularly.

2 common sweeteners in diets differ in their effects on body

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and table sugar (sucrose), which are thought to have nearly identical effects on the body.

Burning more sugar drives super athleticism

Muscle fitness drives super athleticism, especially when their cells efficiently utilise sugar as a fuel source, a study reveals.

Genetic mutation behind ‘life-threatening’ hypoglycaemia

The cause of hypoglycaemia - or very low levels of sugar in the blood - is genetic.

UP: Two arrested with sugar worth Rs 3.27 lakh

An inter-state police team has
seized 320 sacks of sugar, worth Rs 3.27 lakh.

Craving for junk food? Blame it on low sugar in brain

Feeding the brain with sugar could dampen our desire for high-calorie food.

Spoonful of sugar makes infections go down

Just a spoonful of sugar can impart that killing edge to antibiotics against infections.

Too much fruit juice not good either!

Researchers have proposed that fruit juice should not be included in five-a-day healthy portions.

Too much fruit juice not good either

Researchers are also advocating parents to give their children water instead of healthy fruit drinks as well as carbonated drinks and cordials, which have high concentrated sugar.

Sugar does not melt, it decomposes: Study

Sugar doesn`t melt, it decomposes, a new study by University of Illinois researchers has revealed.

Spoonful of sugar makes infections go down

Researchers found that glucose & fructose make deadly bugs behind chronic infections more vulnerable to drugs.

Sugar doesn’t make you fat, say experts

Scientists have claimed that sugar has been unjustly included in the fattening category along with fats and salt.

Sugar doesn’t make you fat, say experts

Scientists have claimed that sugar has been unjustly included in the fattening category along with fats and salt.

Too much fruit juice not good either!

Researchers at Bangor University have proposed that fruit juice should not be included in ``five-a-day`` healthy portions because it contains too much sugar.

Too much fruit juice not good either!

Researchers at Bangor University have proposed that fruit juice should not be included in ``five-a-day`` healthy portions because it contains too much sugar.

Try to avoid coffee with fast food, it`s harmful

Researchers have found that a healthy person`s blood sugar levels spike after eating a high-fat meal.

Try to avoid coffee with fast food, it`s harmful

Researchers have found that a healthy person`s blood sugar levels spike after eating a high-fat meal.

Sugars play key role in bacterial infection in humans: Study

Sugars that change their shape with temperature could be a key to bacterial infection in humans.

Sugars play key role in bacterial infection in humans: Study

Sugars that change their shape with temperature could be a key to bacterial infection in humans.

Exercise can make you want sugary foods even more

Exercise can increase people’s desire to eat sugary foods such as doughnuts, making it difficult to lose weight, a study has revealed.