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Sunday, August 09, 2020



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.

Did you know that sugar can be used for these essential life hacks?

June 12, 2020 9:10 am

Did you know that sugar can help with the pain that comes with the burning of tongue?

Sharad Pawar pushes for special grants for sugar sector

May 15, 2020 2:55 pm

In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pawar has called for a one time grant of Rs 650 per tonne of cane crushed for the last two seasons as well as increasing the Minimum Selling Price (MSP) of sugar from the present Rs 3,100 per quintal to Rs 3,450-3750/- per quintal.

Lockdown impact: Domestic sugar consumption to fall by at least one million tonne, says Icra

April 27, 2020 5:36 pm

According to rating agency Icra, the national lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted the sugar demand, resulting in a decline in the sugar prices to closer to minimum support price (MSP) levels of Rs 31 per kg from Rs 32.5 per kg in February 2020.

Lockdown diet: Feel sluggish and have digestive troubles? Avoid these foods

April 27, 2020 11:40 am

Take a look at what have you been consuming while at home.

Fight your sugar cravings with these healthy eats

March 02, 2020 4:24 pm

It is not necessary to reach out for a dessert every time a sugar craving strikes. It's time to pick healthier alternatives.

ISMA revises India's sugar output upward by 2 per cent to 26.5 million tonnes for 2019-20

February 25, 2020 5:39 pm

Already, about 17 million tonnes of sugar has been manufactured by mills till February 15. Annual sugar consumption in India, the world's second largest producer after Brazil, is about 26 million tonnes.

Sugar mills yet to clear Rs 2,400 crore pending dues of last two seasons to cane growers: Government

February 25, 2020 12:39 pm

Depressed sugar prices due to surplus sugar production in two consecutive sugar seasons -- 2017-18 and 2018-19 -- adversely affected the liquidity of sugar mills resulting in accumulation of cane price arrears of farmers.


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)