Carbohydrates and fibres (sugar, starches)

EFSA to recommend daily intake values for added sugar by 2020

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will publish a scientific opinion on how much sugar can be included in a healthy diet by 2020, it has confirmed.

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A 20% sugar cut by 2020? ‘It won’t be possible,’ says FDF

From a preventative point of view, it is advisible to reduce sugar intake or to replace sugar with other low-calorie sweeteners. Thus, the development of new types of sweeteners is of great interest.©iStock

Allulose low-cal sweetener credentials boosted as glucose control is highlighted

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CGF celebrates healthy reformulation of 180,000 products in 2016

5-C NutriScore to be France's official nutrition label

5-C NutriScore to be France's official nutrition label

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Snack time? Consumers almost always crave chocolate and high calorie treats

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Stop claiming calcium lactate and glucose-fructose syrup are 'natural' ingredients, ASA rules

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South African sugar tax could be blueprint for all Africa: WHO

Synergy to launch dairy-based, natural sugar replacers

Synergy to launch dairy-based, natural sugar replacers

Fructose has been linked to greater adiposity and metabolic disturbances compared to other sugars that appear to be especially important during critical periods of growth and development. ©iStock

Fructose infiltrates baby diet via breast milk, study suggests

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