News tagged with sugar

Combining tests leads to better prediabetes detection

Using a combination of two blood sugar tests rather than a single test would improve detection of prediabetes in American children and adults, according to a new study by researchers at the School of Public Health at Georgia ...

4 hours ago
popularity0 comments 0

Scientists offer sweet solution to marathon fatigue

It turns out a spoonful of sugar might not just help the medicine go down, but could also help stave off tiredness faced by weary marathon runners – or other long-distance athletes – when they hit the wall.

15 hours ago
popularity12 comments 0

Sorry, no news articles match your request. Your search criteria may be too narrow.


Sugar (see below for etymology) is a class of edible crystalline substances, mainly sucrose, lactose, and fructose. Human taste buds interpret its flavor as sweet. Sugar as a basic food carbohydrate primarily comes from sugar cane and from sugar beet, but also appears in fruit, honey, sorghum, sugar maple (in maple syrup), and in many other sources. It forms the main ingredient in candy. Excessive consumption of sugar has been associated with increased incidences of type 2 diabetes, obesity and tooth decay.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed