Sugar prices edge up in wholesale market

Sugar prices edged up in the wholesale market of Bangladesh within days after refiners declared that they would sell the sweetener at higher prices from the first day of February.    

5 easy mango recipes for summer

Mango is versatile fruit and can be used to make delicious dishes and desserts. If you are a mango lover like me, you will love this collection of recipes that include both ripe and green mangoes!

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 sugar levels are far too low for the body to function, which can at times prove fatal for diabetics.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.