Wednesday, May 31, 2023



Sugar: How much you should eat in a day, if artificial sweeteners are a good option, whether fruits are healthy substitutes

May 30, 2023 11:47 am

"Limiting sugar intake is imperative to overall health, as excessive sugar can lead to weight gain and increased risk of heart disease," said Ushakiran Sisodia, a registered dietician and clinical nutritionist

Artificial sweeteners – yay or nay? What WHO has said

May 18, 2023 4:05 pm

If you love to eat or drink sweet things, the World Health Organization has a warning for you.

Between sugar and jaggery, find out which is better for your skin

May 14, 2023 8:14 pm

“Excess sugar in our bloodstream can cause glycation, a natural chemical reaction that happens when sugar levels in the bloodstream spike. Glycation affects the part of our skin that keeps it ‘springy’ – collagen and elastin," said Dr Ishaan Sardesai, aesthetic practitioner, ENT and Hair Transplant Surgeon

Are sugar-free options really healthy? Understanding the complexities of artificial sweeteners

May 05, 2023 4:46 pm

Jinal Patel, Chief Dietician at Apollo Spectra Hospitals, says "Both sugar and artificial sweeteners are addictive, however artificial sweeteners may cause you to get more hungry, eat more throughout the day and even develop diabetes."

Express View on ban on sugar exports: Hurting trade in the long run

May 06, 2023 1:34 pm

Government must let markets balance supply and demand through price mechanism

Is a month enough to overcome sugar addiction?

April 26, 2023 7:47 pm

Sugar is like any addictive substance as it works on the "reward circuit in the brain each time we consume it, said Dr Abhijit Bhograj, consultant, diabetes and endocrinology, Manipal Hospital, Hebbal, Bangalore

White sugar vs jaggery vs honey vs brown sugar: Which should you pick?

April 25, 2023 5:24 pm

Experts stress that it is important to re-look at your diet "as a whole" too to ensure you don't go overboard with any of these sweeteners.

Why must you cut back on sugar at the table? It’s worsening chronic illnesses, says new study

April 14, 2023 3:23 pm

Dr V Mohan, Chairman, Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, did one one of the first studies on the impact of extra dietary sugar on our health. ‘It elevated levels of triglycerides, aggravated diabetes, dyslipidemia and caused obesity and inflammation. All of these contribute to an increased risk of heart disease and strokes,’ he says

Tonight, try these food combinations to satiate your sugar cravings

April 14, 2023 11:12 am

According to nutritionist Lovneet Batra, "cravings have been anecdotally linked to nutrient deficiencies"

Sugar season to start with less than 100-L tonne stock

March 05, 2023 10:39 am

As per new estimates, total sugar production is expected to be 334 lakh tonne, 25 lakh tonne less than last season’s production of 359 lakh tonne. “As much as 45 lakh tonnes will be subsumed for production of ethanol,” he said.


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)