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Sunday, February 16, 2020



India sugar output for 2019-20 unlikely to see big revision, says ISMA

February 11, 2020 1:51 pm

The trade body also estimates more than 800,000 tonnes of sugar cane production will be diverted to ethanol in the 2019-20 season. This an increase of over the 500,000 tonnes from the previous season.

Dried Fruit, Oats and Coffee: Answers to Your Sugar Questions

January 15, 2020 9:36 am

Got a lot of questions while trying to cut down on sugar? Here are the answers.

How does your body benefit when you cut down on sugar?

January 07, 2020 5:32 pm

There are some apparent signs that show your body is doing better without sugar. Find out what they are.

Women in metro cities have more added sugar than men, reveals survey

January 06, 2020 4:09 pm

Of the women, housewives consumed the highest quantity of sugar, about 21.3 gm per day. Professionals, on the other hand, consumed 15.4 gm per day.

Diet Soda: To drink or not to drink

January 06, 2020 1:48 pm

We spoke to doctors who gave us an insight into what really comprises diet soda, whether it is indeed a 'healthier' alternative, and how much should one consume.

Count on these healthy alternatives to curb sugar cravings this winter

January 05, 2020 5:19 pm

To reduce your sugar cravings, make these healthier alternatives a part of your routine. But don't replace them as a full-fledged munching option.

Sugar production plunges 54 per cent to 18.85 lakh tonne in October-November

December 03, 2019 4:37 pm

"Sugar production till November 30, 2019 in the current 2019-20 sugar season is 18.85 lakh tonne, which was 40.69 lakh tonne last year on November 30, 2018," Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said in a statement.

Government gives three months more till December for export of last year's balance sugar quota

November 11, 2019 4:42 pm

Mills were able to export about 3.8 million tonne of sugar during the 2018-19 marketing year (October-September) due to depressed market conditions, against the target of 5 million tonne under the Minimum Indicative Export Quota (MIEQ) scheme.

Try these tricks on hiccups that won't stop

October 29, 2019 12:09 pm

When our diaphragm contracts and spasms suddenly, closing our vocal cords momentarily, we start having hiccups.

Even naturally sweet drinks may increase diabetes risk: Study

October 07, 2019 9:08 am

The study looked at 22-26 years' worth of data from more than 1,92,000 men and women participating in three long-term studies.


Why we should think twice before indulging in that chocolate cake

February 17, 2015 2:36 pm

Sugar can be addictive, but its excessive consumption can cause health problems. So, as much as you can, avoid a sugar glut!

8 steps: How to adopt sugar-free diet in your lifestyle

November 22, 2014 11:48 am

There is plenty of sugar in disguise which you may not account for. Here are some tips to make your transition to a sugar-free diet easier. (Text: Ishi Khosla)

6 ways: How to stop your sugar craving

November 11, 2014 3:08 pm

Experts from the fields of nutrition and fitness say there are ways of reducing sugar craving, reports (Text: IANS)