Sugar

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

Fasting for diabetics: Avoiding sugar is not enough

While tackling the heat is one thing, fasting for patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes can pose some serious health concerns. Long fasts put you at higher risk of hypoglycaemia, where...

July 29, 2021
July 29, 2021

How to control your sweet tooth

With some smart sugar strategies, you can keep your cravings under control. Be adventurous and outsmart your sweet tooth.

July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer

People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers have said.

January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019

Are sugar substitutes healthier than sugar?

On supermarket shelves, restaurant menus and in many homes, there has been an increasing shift towards healthier food options.

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

Import of sugar gets govt nod

Singapore-based Agrocorp International PTE Ltd has got the nod to supply 50,000 tonnes of refined sugar to the Bangladesh government.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

Ramadan items dearer

Consumers are paying more for some essentials such as chickpea, sugar, garlic and khesari pulse as their prices have gone up on the eve of Ramadan, which starts today.

October 25, 2015
October 25, 2015

In unexpected discovery, comet contains alcohol, sugar

Scientists identify two complex organic molecules, or building blocks of life, on a comet for the first time, shedding new light on the cosmic origins of planets like Earth.

July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015

Sugar intake 'should be halved'

A committee of scientific experts is calling on the government to halve the recommended daily intake of sugar.