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High carbohydrate intake may increase cancer recurrence risk

Consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase the patients' risks of cancer recurrence and mortality, a new study reports.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:28 AM IST

Why alcohol, sugar lead to thirst decoded

Scientists have identified a hormone that acts on the brain to stimulate thirst in response to sugar and alcohol, thereby preventing dehydration.

Apr 13, 2018, 12:51 PM IST

Govt doubles import duty on sugar to 100%, hikes chana to 40%

Presently, customs duty on sugar is 50% and that on chana is 30%.

Feb 06, 2018, 22:55 PM IST

250 billion calories will be eliminated by 2020 says PureCircle!

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that one person in 11 (422 million worldwide) has diabetes and predict that by 2030, diabetes will be the 7th leading cause of death.

Dec 19, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Sugar output up 42% at 39 lakh tonnes in Oct-Nov: ISMA

Releasing the latest production figures, ISMA said sugar production during October-November reached 39.51 lakh tonnes, much higher than 27.82 lakh tonnes in the year-ago period.

Dec 05, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Sugar can help in treating poor-healing wounds, says study

Researchers believe that the newly-found use for sugar may help tackle the increasing number of non-healing skin wounds associated with age, poor blood supply and diabetes, and could also be an economical advantage for health care providers.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

Energy drinks may affect mental health, up blood pressure

The study published in Frontiers in Public Health, also highlighted the worrying trend of mixing energy drinks with alcohol.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Breakthrough? Nine-year-long research finds evidence linking sugar to cancer

Using yeast as a model organism, researchers examined the connection between Ras activity and the highly active sugar metabolism in yeast.

Oct 16, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

No shortage of sugar, won't allow prices to go up: Ram Vilas Paswan

There is no supply crunch in the country and the government has allowed southern mills to import 3 lakh tonnes of raw sugar at a concessional duty of 25 percent to augment domestic supplies during the festival season, Paswan said.

Sep 20, 2017, 20:32 PM IST

Govt imposes stock limit on mills for Sept, Oct to check sugar prices

The measure is aimed at preventing mills from artificially withholding sugar in storage in order to push up prices during the high demand festive season of September and October.

Aug 29, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

India plans to allow extra 2 lakh tonnes duty-free sugar imports

India is planning to allow additional 200,000 tonnes of duty-free sugar imports, a government source said on Tuesday, as production fell below consumption in 2016/17 marketing year ending on Sept 30.


Aug 08, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

Artificial sweeteners may be counterproductive to dieting

According to a study, sweeteners combined with a low carbohydrate diet can significantly increase the quantity of calories consumed.

Aug 03, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Five warning signs that you are consuming too much sugar!

Many people didn't know that not just foods like candy, cookies contain sugar, even pasta, bread and diet soda also contains a lot of it.

Aug 02, 2017, 20:20 PM IST

Men, take note! Excessive sugar intake may lead to anxiety, depression

Eating too many sweets may make men anxious and depressed, thereby increasing the risk of common mental disorders.

Jul 30, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Sugar not only affects your weight, but your mental health as well, says study!

The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, concluded that "lower intake of sugar may be associated with better psychological health."

Jul 28, 2017, 08:44 AM IST

This 69-year-old granny of four doesn't even look half her age - Read to know her secret!

It is amazing to see how a grandmother of four has managed to maintain a healthy lifestyle for so many years.

Jun 05, 2017, 17:41 PM IST

Pizza, noodles, soft drinks go off Maharashtra school canteens

School canteens will now have to to sell items like rotis made of wheat, rice, vegetables, pulses, idli and vada sambar, coconut water, lemonade, jaljira and other healthy items.

May 09, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

Diet products are just junk food in disguise, can make you fat

As per a new research, high-fat foods are often the primary target when fighting obesity, but sugar-laden "diet" foods could be contributing to unwanted weight gain as well.

Apr 26, 2017, 11:12 AM IST

Cabinet decided to extend time limit for sugar stocks

Cabinet decided to extend time limit for sugar stocks. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Apr 19, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Sugar prices likely to remain firm in season 2017: Crisil

The government had allowed import of 0.5 MT of raw sugar at zero duty through open general licence in order to address regional production gaps and to maintain domestic prices at reasonable levels.

Apr 06, 2017, 18:44 PM IST