Sugar binges increase risk of inflammatory bowel disease, reveals study

In a study published in Scientific Reports, University of Alberta researchers found that mice had an increased susceptibility to chemically induced colitis and more severe symptoms after only two days of a high-sugar diet compared with those eating a balanced diet. Karen Madsen, who specialises in diet and its effects on inflammatory bowel disease, said […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Sugar consumption will not directly cause diabetes. However, excess sugar consumption can cause weight gain. Obesity increases the risk of diabetes. Once a person has diabetes, eating too much sugar can make symptoms worse, since diabetes makes it more difficult for the body to manage blood sugar levels In a modern world, however, where food […]

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Eating junk food can raise your risk of depression, proves new study

New US research has found that eating a poor diet low in nutrients may be associated with an increased risk of developing mental health problems. The study has found that poor mental health is linked with poor diet quality, regardless of personal characteristics such as gender age, education, age, marital status and income level. The […]

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Sugar targets gut microbe tied to lean and healthy people, finds new research

Consuming sugary products during pregnancy linked to child’s allergies, says study

Women who consume too many sugary foods and drinks during pregnancy may be increasing their children’s risk of developing an allergy or allergic asthma, according to a study published Thursday in the European Respiratory Journal. The researchers looked at allergies that produce respiratory and skin symptoms, including dust mites, cats and grass. “Allergic asthma” causes […]

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Beware! Consuming sugary foods can help cancer tumours grow

Cancer cells could be benefiting from sugary foods. Eating sugar stimulates cancers to grow and continue to develop, the scientists claimed. The more sugar consumed, the more aggressive the cancer can become, they added. The findings could have “sweeping consequences” for diet recommendations in cancer patients. “Our research reveals how the hyperactive sugar consumption of […]

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