Tag: Sugar

Sugar helps cancer cells regulate voltage

Sugar helps cancer cells regulate voltage Sugar helps cancer cells regulate voltage Researchers in an attempt to understand why Cancers will hold onto sugar yet not use it as fuel discovered that Cancer Cells use sugar as a sort of voltage regulator. 1. Ca2 -dependent demethylation of phosphatase […]

Fructose: the poison index

A ruling on fructose boosts the powerful sugar industry, either by incompetence or collusion, but is based on pseudoscience Robert Lustig The Guardian,              Monday 21 October 2013 16.00 EDT Fizzy drinks can have a ‘serum fructose concentration of six micromolar, enough to do major arterial and pancreatic […]

The dark side of artificial sweeteners

Contact: Mary Beth O’Leary moleary@cell.com 617-397-2802 Cell Press More and more Americans are consuming artificial sweeteners as an alternative to sugar, but whether this translates into better health has been heavily debated. An opinion article published by Cell Press on July 10th in the journal Trends in Endocrinology […]

Think that’s ACTUAL fruit in your cereal? How food companies replace the real deal with ‘imposter’ sugar balls and soybean oil

Consumer watchdogs warn lebals are fooling  us with high-sugar ‘fruit imposters’ inside packaging promising ‘real fruit,  full of vitamins’ The FDA permits labels to say ‘real fruit’  as long as the word ‘flavoured’ also appears on the  packaging By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED:12:41 EST, 14  November 2012| UPDATED:18:15 […]

Not so sweet: Over-consumption of sugar linked to aging

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins sylvain-jacques.desjardins@umontreal.ca 514-343-7593 University of Montreal University of Montreal scientists explain how sugar shortens lifespan in PLoS Genetics This release is available in French. From left to right: Antoine Roux, Pascal Chartrand, Gerardo Ferbeyre and Luis Rokeach. Click here for more […]