News tagged with sugar

Recommended levels of sugar halved

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has halved its recommended levels of sugar intake, thanks to a study carried out by Newcastle University academics.

Mar 07, 2014
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WHO: 5 percent of calories should be from sugar

Just try sugar-coating this: The World Health Organization says your daily sugar intake should be just 5 percent of your total calories—half of what the agency previously recommended, according to new draft ...

Mar 05, 2014
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Myalept approved for rare fat tissue disorder

(HealthDay)—Myalept (metreleptin for injection) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat complications of leptin deficiency for people with the congenital or acquired generalized forms of lipodystrophy.

Feb 25, 2014
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For a sugar-free Valentine's day...

(HealthDay)—If your loved one has diabetes, go easy on the Valentine's Day candy, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists advises.

Feb 14, 2014
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Fruit juice – just another sugary drink?

(Medical Xpress)—Drinking fruit juice is potentially just as bad for you as drinking sugar-sweetened drinks because of its high sugar content, two medical researchers from the University of Glasgow have ...

Feb 11, 2014
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Low dose steroids linked to diabetes

(Medical Xpress)—Anti-inflammatory steroids are known to increase the risk of diabetes in high doses, but now researchers from Flinders University have discovered a link between low dose steroids and diabetes.

Feb 11, 2014
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