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Cotton and sugar sectors welcome Pakistan's decision to allow imports from India

March 31, 2021 9:50 pm

Pakistan normally imports 4-5 lakh bales from India, but a drought and attack of locusts in the neighbouring country has necessitated more imports.

This Delhi artist's latest rap is a wake-up call for 'addicts' of social media, sugar and much more

January 06, 2021 7:17 pm

Delhi-based hip-hop artist Aeke's latest song addresses behavioural addictions

Have a sweet tooth? Here are some healthy sugar alternatives

December 21, 2020 8:41 am

You don’t need to completely give up on your sweet-tooth cravings as there are plenty of healthy alternatives available.

Simple and effective ways to cut down on sugar

November 15, 2020 8:26 pm

Pay close attention to your sugar consumption with these easy tips

Government extends sugar export deadline by three months till December

September 28, 2020 3:55 pm

For the 2019-20 marketing year ending September, the government has allowed export of 6 million tonnes of sugar under the quota to help deal with surplus sugar.

Too much or too little sugar? Depends on a new wave of lockdowns

September 26, 2020 11:31 am

Some of the industry’s prominent analysts are divided on whether the market will face a surplus or deficit in the season starting next month. The difference in opinion lies on how much the pandemic will slash consumption or prompt top producer Brazil to make more lucrative sugar at the expense of cheaper ethanol.

Are artificial sweeteners better than regular sugar?

September 15, 2020 9:46 am

Should you be consuming sugar or replace it with artificial sweeteners? Here's what experts suggest

Safety of Low-calorie Sweeteners used in Sugar Free confirmed by Regulatory Authorities worldwide

July 31, 2020 9:28 pm

When used in place of sugar, low calorie sweeteners like Sugar Free can help reduce the net calorie intake and assist in weight management.

Excessive sugar intake related to unhealthy fat deposits around organs, says study

June 30, 2020 6:10 pm

The researchers found that sugar intake over 20 years was related to fat volumes later in life.

ISMA pegs India's sugar output up 17.69% at 31 million tonnes for 2020-21

June 25, 2020 5:21 pm

The country's sugar output has reached 27.02 million tonnes (MT) so far in the ongoing 2019-20 season (October-September). About 1,50,000 tonnes of sugar production is expected by season-end, taking total output to 27.2 MT for this season, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said in a statement.


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)