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Topic result for sugar

Here are four reasons to exclude direct sugars from your diet

We may love sugar but it is harmful to our overall health. There are numerous health benefits to eliminating refined sugar from our diets. Scroll down to know why you should avoid sugar if you want to live longer and a healthier life.

  • Tuesday, 08 Nov 2022
  • Sugar
India emerges as the world's largest producer, consumer of sugar
India emerges as the world's largest producer, consumer of sugar

Officials said that during SS 2021-22, sugar mills procured sugarcane worth more than Rs 1.18 lakh crore

  • Wednesday, 05 Oct 2022
  • Sugar
Sugar & Cotton
Pakistan To Import Sugar, Cotton From India: Finance Minister Hammad Azhar

Islamabad: Pakistan will import sugar and cotton from India, newly appointed Finance Minister Hammad Azhar announced on Wednesday, lifting a nearly two-year old ban on their import from the neighbouring country. The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Wednesday allowed the private sector to import five lakh tonnes of white sugar from India, Azhar said. “In […]

Packaged food, drinks unhealthiest in India: Survey

New Delhi: A global survey has found that when it comes to having the healthiest packaged food and drinks, India ranks the lowest among 12 countries. The UK topped the charts, followed by the US and Australia. Published in the journal Obesity Reviews, the researchers analysed more than 400,000 food and drink products from 12 […]

Sugary drinks may increase risk of early death

New York: Women who drink sugar sweetened beverages are at an increased risk of death from cardiovascular diseases, researchers have warned. The study, led by Harvard University researchers, found that drinking 1-4 sugary drinks per month was linked with a one per cent increased risk of death and 2-6 drinks per week with a six […]

Diabetes ups risks of arthritis, osteoporosis: Study

London: Middle-aged with diabetes are at greater risk of developing arthritis and osteoporosis, in addition to increased risk to the heart, a study has found. Researchers from the Nordsjaellands University Hospital in Denmark have found that people with diabetes are 33 per cent more likely to suffer from osteoarthritis — a type of arthritis that […]

Sugar output crosses 31mn tonnes in India

New Delhi: Sugar production in the country crossed a record 31 million tonnes mark this year and the total production will be around 32 million tonnes when the season ends, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said on Thursday. “Till April 30, sugar mills have produced 31.03 million tonnes of sugar in the current season. […]

pregnant woman
Maternal blood sugar can affect baby's heart

New York: Women with high blood sugar early in pregnancy may raise their baby’s risk of developing a congenital heart defect, says a study. While it has been long known that diabetes in pregnancy raises the odds for congenital heart defects in babies. The new findings reveal that risk extends even to women without diabetes […]

PDS sugar
Give subsidized sugar to AAY card holders: Centre writes to Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Centre today proposed the Odisha government to provide sugar at subsidized price to the Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) card holders. In a letter to the Odisha chief secretary Aditya Padhi, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution today proposed distribution of sugar through the Public Distribution System (PDS) under the National […]

Cabinet hikes sugar import tax to 40 percent
Cabinet hikes sugar import tax to 40 percent

The Union cabinet today raised the tax on import of sugar to 40 percent from 25 percent to check falling prices of the commodity and to enable loss-making mills to clear cane payments arrears