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Sugar rush is just a myth, says study | health

Sugar rush is just a myth, says study | health

People justifying their craving for sweet by calling it a ‘sugar rush’, take note! A recent study has revealed that the idea of a ‘sugar rush’ is a myth without any truth behind it. According to the research published in the Journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioral, sugar does not improve mood ...

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‘Sugar rush’ may be a myth: Study

According to the study, people who consumed sugar felt more tired and less alert than those who had not. (Photo: Getty Images/Thinkstock) The idea of ‘sugar rush’ — a state of hyperactivity after consuming too many sweets — is a myth, claim scientists who found that sugar makes people less ...

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Dogs may help diabetes patients regulate blood sugar | fitness

Dogs may help diabetes patients regulate blood sugar | fitness

Trained dogs have the potential to vastly improve the quality of life of people living with Type 1 diabetes by helping them regulate their blood sugar in a non-invasive way, according to a study. The research, published in the journal PLOS One, found that on average trained dogs alerted their ...

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Taking artificial sweeteners as a sugar substitute? Study says it may not be effective

Related News Artificial sweeteners may not be effective. (Source: file Photo) While some people who are trying to avoid sugar are increasingly opting for artificial sugar, a recent study has revealed that taking artificial sugar may not be a good idea after all.”Growing concerns about health and quality of life ...

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All things sugar and spice

All things sugar and spice

In theory, there isn’t much in a name, as Shakespeare famously once said. However, it is only natural to read the name ‘Kokkarakko’ and wonder “how did that come about?” I was later told that the name was a last-minute find, long after the menu had been finalised, thanks to ...

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These are the best ways to cut down on sugar during the festive season | health

These are the best ways to cut down on sugar during the festive season | health

High calorie food in the festive season may be unavoidable, but you can outsmart the temptation by indulging your sweet tooth with a different and healthier form of sugar, suggest experts. Celebrity nutritionist Pooja Makhija gives some shortcuts: Sugar, not fat: Not all sweets are born equal. Some, like rasgullah, ...

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From yogurt to dark chocolate, here are some foods that can curb sugar cravings

Try these foods when sugar cravings hit you. (Source: File Photo) There are times when sugar cravings can hit people really hard and curbing the urge can be difficult to fight. Then again, given, today’s foodscape that is rife with quick, cheap access to sugary beverages and quick-meal-fixes, our resolve ...

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Yoghurt may contain more sugar than soft drinks | fitness

Yoghurt products — especially those marketed to children — may contain more sugar than soft drinks, putting kids at risk of obesity and tooth decay, a study warns. Yoghurt and other fermented dairy products are known to aid digestive and overall health. A good source of ‘friendly’ bacteria, they also ...

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High blood sugar during pregnancy is linked to obesity risk in kids | fitness

Babies born to woman with higher blood sugar levels during pregnancy could be at significantly greater long-term risk of obesity — even more than a decade later, a study has found. The higher the woman’s blood sugar, the greater the risk of her child being obese. The researchers suspect that ...

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Sugar pills may effectively relieve chronic pain says study

By: PTI | Washington | Published: September 13, 2018 4:18:59 pm Sugar pills can help to reduce chronic pain in certain patients says a study. (Source: File Photo) Sugar pills may reduce chronic pain in certain patients as effectively as any powerful drug on the market, a study claims. Scientists ...

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