The obesity problem

Allulose could change the sugar reduction game... if labeling rules are changed, says Tate & Lyle

Added sugar labeling is holding allulose back, says Tate & Lyle

Allulose – an ultra low-calorie sugar found naturally in jackfruit and figs that Tate & Lyle is making in commercial quantities from corn using enzymes – has got some high profile advocates including Quest Nutrition, but would gain significantly more traction if manufacturers were not required to include it as added sugar on US food labels, says Tate & Lyle.

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Canada sugar drinks levy would save 13,000 lives, say researchers

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‘Exciting findings’: Capsicum extract may help slim waist lines

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Obesity caused by parents, not social or economic factors: Study

A new study from FHI in Ireland says eating cheese is not associated with body fatness or LDL cholesterol. Pic: ©iStock/Halfpoint

Irish study says people with highest dairy consumption have lower BMI

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State bills call for warnings about risks associated with synthetic dyes & sugar-sweetened beverages

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Ag Committee weighs whether SNAP should pay for sugary drinks

The snacking innovation summit is now available on demand

Snacking Innovation Summit trend-watching: Mini-meals, tapas-style eating, and hero SKUs

In a still from the new Sparkling ICE ad campaign, a teenage boy creeps into the house after a late night, and is challenged by his parents - and the family dog, who have been inhaling helium from balloons...

Sparkling ICE unveils $37m ad campaign, queries soda tax inconsistencies: 'It's a mess'

Nutrient content claims such as 'healthy' should not be permitted on products high in added sugar, argues the Union of Concerned Scientists

Should foods high in added sugar be disqualified from making nutrient content and health claims?

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