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Sweetened carbonated beverage consumption and cancer risk: meta-analysis and review
Boyle,P., Koechlin,A. and Autier,P.,(2014). Eur.J.Cancer Prev. 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000015

The effect of normally consumed amounts of sucrose or high fructose corn syrup on lipid profiles, body composition and related parameters in overweight/obese subjects
Lowndes,J., Sinnett,S., Pardo,S., et al, (2014).  Nutrients 6:1128-1144     10.3390/nu6031128

Misconceptions about fructose-containing sugars and their role in the obesity epidemic
van Buul,V.J., Tappy,L. and Brouns,F.J., (2014). Nutr.Res.Rev. 1-12     10.1017/S0954422414000067

Dietary sugar and body weight: have we reached a crisis in the epidemic of obesity and diabetes?: we have, but the pox on sugar is overwrought and overworked
Kahn,R. and Sievenpiper,J.L., (2014). Diabetes Care 37:957-962     10.2337/dc13-2506

Dietary sugar and body weight: have we reached a crisis in the epidemic of obesity and diabetes?: health be damned! Pour on the sugar
Bray,G.A. and Popkin,B.M., (2014). Diabetes Care 37:950-956     10.2337/dc13-2085

Effect of fructose on markers of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled feeding trials
Chiu,S., Sievenpiper,J.L., de Souza,R.J., et al,. (2014).  Eur.J.Clin.Nutr. 10.1038/ejcn.2014.8

Protein leverage and energy intake
Gosby,A.K., Conigrave,A.D., Raubenheimer,D. and Simpson,S.J.,  (2014). Obes.Rev. 15:183-191    10.1111/obr.12131

Consumption of Less Than 10% of Total Energy From Added Sugars is Associated With Increasing HDL in Females During Adolescence: A Longitudinal Analysis
Lee,A.K., Binongo,J.N., Chowdhury,R., et al, (2014). J.Am.Heart Assoc. 3:e000615    10.1161/JAHA.113.000615

Yes, the government should tax soft drinks: findings from a citizens' jury in Australia
Moretto,N., Kendall,E., Whitty,J., et al, (2014).  Int.J.Environ.Res.Public.Health. 11:2456-2471     10.3390/ijerph110302456

Dietary strategies for the management of cardiovascular risk: role of dietary carbohydrates
Macdonald,I.A., (2014) Proc.Nutr.Soc. 1-5  10.1017/S0029665114000032

Dietary determinants of hepatic steatosis and visceral adiposity in overweight and obese youth at risk of type 2 diabetes
Mollard,R.C., Senechal,M., Macintosh,A.C., et al, (2014) Am.J.Clin.Nutr. 10.3945/ajcn.113.079277

Knowledge, perceptions, and behaviors of adults concerning nonalcoholic beverages suggest some lack of comprehension related to sugars
Rampersaud,G.C., Kim,H., Gao,Z. and House,L.A., (2014) Nutr.Res. 34:134-142
10.1016/j.nutres.2013.11.004; 10.1016/j.nutres.2013.11.004

Under-reporting remains a key limitation of self-reported dietary intake: an analysis of the 2008/09 New Zealand Adult Nutrition Survey
Gemming,L., Jiang,Y., Swinburn,B., Utter,J. and Mhurchu,C.N., (2014) Eur.J.Clin.Nutr. 68:259-264
10.1038/ejcn.2013.242; 10.1038/ejcn.2013.242

Sugars and risk of mortality in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study
Tasevska,N., Park,Y., Jiao,L., Hollenbeck,A., Subar,A.F. and Potischman,N., (2014) AJCN 10.3945/ajcn.113.069369

Added sugar intake and cardiovascular diseases mortality among US adults
Yang,Q., Zhang,Z., Gregg,E.W., Flanders,D., Merritt,R. and Hu,F.B., (2014) JAMA 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13563

Limitations of observational evidence: implications for evidence-based dietary recommendations
Maki,K.C., Slavin,J.L., Rains,T.M. and Kris-Etherton,P.M. (2014) Adv.Nutr. 5:7-15

Averting Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes in India through Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxation: An Economic-Epidemiologic Modeling Study
Basu,S., Vellakkal,S., Agrawal,S., Stuckler,D., Popkin,B. and Ebrahim,S., (2014) PLoS Med. 11:e1001582

Relationship of food addiction to weight loss and attrition during obesity treatment
Lent,M.R., Eichen,D.M., Goldbacher,E., Wadden,T.A. and Foster,G.D.,. (2014) Obesity (Silver Spring) 22:52-55

Effect of restriction on children's intake differ by child temperament, food reinforcement, and parent's chronic use of restriction.
Rollins,B.Y., Loken,E., Savage,J.S. and Birch,L.L., (2014) Appetite 73:31-39





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