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2 cans of soda a week raises risk of heart disease, study reveals

Consuming a 12-ounce can of soda raises blood pressure, the study also revealed.

03 Nov 2017 3:14 PM

Junk food almost twice as distracting as healthy food: study

Researchers found that after eating the chocolate, people were not distracted by the high-fat, high-calorie food images or other pictures.

28 Oct 2017 5:45 PM

Breast milk may soon become the next health craze

Sugarlogix, based in Berkely, California, has pegged the supplement to be the next big health craze.

21 Oct 2017 12:46 PM

Sugar makes cancer tumours more aggressive: study

The evidence shows positive correlation between sugar and cancer, may have far- reaching impacts on tailor-made diets for cancer patients.

16 Oct 2017 3:48 PM

Sweet tooth? You are at higher risk of developing heart disease

This raises concern for the future health of the younger population.

05 Oct 2017 5:01 PM


Less sleep in children tied to obesity, says study

Children who get least amount of night time sleep are more likely to become overweight and go on to consume sugary foods and drinks.

27 Sep 2017 8:03 AM

Sugar output may rise 24 pc to 25 MT in 2017-18: ISMA

Sugar production in world's second largest producer after Brazil is estimated at 20.2 MT in ongoing 2016-17.

07 Sep 2017 6:26 PM

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03 Sep 2017 11:17 AM

Savouring the natural flavours of coffee may help reduce sugar intake

For people who like coffee with sugar, focusing on it with their senses could help reduce sugar intake.

23 Aug 2017 7:53 AM

Eating high sugar diets ups risk of mental disorders in men

The team compared sugar consumption with rates of common mental disorders in more than 5,000 men between 1983 and 2013.

06 Aug 2017 10:19 AM


Experimental new drug may reverse effects of obesity-related liver disease

Drug which has been well tolerated in animals has research team planning further testing in order to move into early phase human trials.

04 Aug 2017 8:49 AM

Is excessive sugar intake during pregnancy correlated to asthma in babies?

Scientists have been trying to discover and explain the cause of rise in occurrence to this inflammatory disease.

31 Jul 2017 3:23 PM

Sugar not that sweet for mental health?

Researches claim an increased likelihood for common mental disorders linked to higher sugar intake.

28 Jul 2017 7:56 AM

Sugar stocks shoot up post import duty hike to 50 per cent

Shares of Shree Renuka Sugars climbed 5.36 per cent and Dwarikesh Sugar Industries 4.69 per cent on BSE.

11 Jul 2017 1:11 PM

Import tax on sugar may be raised by govt, say sources

Government may raise import duty on sugar as cheaper imports are flooding Indian market.

07 Jul 2017 6:02 PM


Govt mulls hiking import duty on sugar to 60 per cent

Government had in April allowed import of 5 lakh tonnes of raw sugar at zero duty to boost domestic supply.

02 Jul 2017 3:00 PM

Sugar trade to pick up post-GST; prices not to rise: Govt

GST will not affect sugar supply in the market nor lead to increase in prices.

01 Jul 2017 2:46 PM

Grain traders protest against 5 pc GST, shut shops

Branded grains, rice, sugar and atta will be levied five per cent GST.

30 Jun 2017 2:58 PM

Decent monsoon could see sugar output rise

Severe drought in 2015 forced India to import 5 lakh tonnes of sugar.

01 Jun 2017 5:42 AM

Govt allows duty free import of raw sugar upto 5 lakh tonnes

Country's sugar production is projected to drop to 22.5 million tonnes in the ongoing 2016-17.

05 Apr 2017 2:19 PM