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Sugar Association supports important scientific dialogue on the role of sugar and sweet taste in read more

WASHINGTON (March 6, 2017) — The Sugar Association submitted comments today to FDA on its read more

Moves mark commitment to transparent engagement with partners, consumers WASHINGTON, D.C. (Mar. 2, 2017) – read more

We question Kearns’ continued attempts to reframe historical occurrences to conveniently align with the currently trending anti-sugar narrative.

Attribute to The Sugar Association: The release of the AHA’s Scientific Statement on added sugars read more

We are all desperate for a solution to obesity and related chronic diseases. But, a warning label is not it – particularly a warning label not grounded in facts. The Sugar Association’s President & CEO, Dr. Courtney Gaine, provided oral and written testimony to the Baltimore City Council today highlighting why this is a bad idea.

The Sugar Association is pleased to co-sponsor a pilot grant award with the Research Dietetic Practice Group (RDPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to further our understanding of nutrition-science.

The Sugar Association Board of Directors announces that Courtney Gaine, PhD, RD, has been named interim president and CEO for the organization. Dr. Gaine brings more than a decade of experience in nutritional sciences and important leadership qualities to the position.

“Everyone recognizes it is important for Americans to eat healthy diets within caloric needs but strong scientific evidence should support all dietary recommendations. Therefore, the Sugar Association is disappointed that despite a lack of scientific evidence, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend an intake limit or target for ‘added sugars’ of no more than 10 percent of daily calories…”

Once again, an animal study that links consuming sugar to cancer is being sensationalized. Studies like this have made news periodically for decades, yet when the full body of science on the subject is evaluated, no credible link between ingested sugars and cancer has been established.

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