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Brewerton et al 2024 - Dismantling the myth of "all foods fit" in eating disorder treatment.
Hayes A et al 2024 - Western diet consumption impairs memory function via dysregulated hippocampus acetylcholine signaling
Ballester-Navarro P et al 2024 - Association of Circadian Misalignment with Diet and Physical Activity in Adolescents
Lane et al 2024 - Ultra-processed food exposure and adverse health outcomes: umbrella review of epidemiological meta-analyses
Duquenne P et al 2024 - The association between ultra-processed food consumption and chronic insomnia in the NutriNet-Santé Study
Sherling D et al 2024 - Newest updates to health providers on the hazards of ultra-processed foods and proposed solutions
Kaldenbach S et al 2024 - Energy drink consumption and sleep parameters in college and university students: a national cross-sectional study
Dufault R et al 2024 - Nutritional epigenetics education improves diet and attitude of parents of children with autism or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
Buckland G et al 2024 - Associations of childhood diet quality scores with arterial stiffness and carotid artery intima-media thickness in adolescence/early adulthood: findings from the ALSPAC cohort
Lateral hypothalamic proenkephalin neurons drive threat-induced overeating associated with a negative emotional state
Alassaf M et al 2023 - Diet-induced glial insulin resistance impairs the clearance of neuronal debris in Drosophila brain
Fadnes L et al 2023 - Life expectancy can increase by up to 10 years following sustained shifts towards healthier diets in the United Kingdom
Hosseini A et al 2023 - Consuming artificial sweeteners may alter the structure and function of duodenal microbial communities
Ajibo C et al 2023 - Consumption of energy drinks by children and young people: a systematic review examining evidence of physical effects and consumer attitudes
Gearhardt A et al 2023 - Social, clinical, and policy implications of ultra-processed food addiction
Touvier M et al 2023 - Ultra-processed foods and cardiometabolic health: public health policies to reduce consumption cannot wait
Zagkos L et al 2023 - Associations of adolescents' diet and meal patterns with school performance in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1986: A Mendelian randomisation study
Bermingham K et al 2023 - Snack quality and snack timing are associated with cardiometabolic blood markers: the ZOE PREDICT study
Johnson R et al 2023 - The fructose survival hypothesis for obesity
Samuthpongtorn C et al 2023 - Consumption of Ultraprocessed Food and Risk of Depression
Petersen K et al 2023 - Using herbs/spices to enhance the flavor of commonly consumed foods reformulated to be lower in overconsumed dietary components is an acceptable strategy and has the potential to lower intake of saturated fat and sodium
Horsager C et al 2023 - Psychometric validation of the full Yale food addiction scale for children 2.0 among adolescents from the general population and adolescents with a history of mental disorder
Galen K et al 2023 - Brain responses to nutrients are severely impaired and not reversed by weight loss in humans with obesity: a randomized crossover study
Schiffman S et al 2023 - Toxicological and pharmacokinetic properties of sucralose-6-acetate and its parent sucralose: in vitro screening assays
Eyre H et al 2023 - Good Food is Vital for Brain Health So We Must Change the Food Industry
Saul A et al 2023 - A pro-inflammatory diet in people with multiple sclerosis is associated with an increased rate of relapse and increased FLAIR lesion volume on MRI in early multiple sclerosis: A prospective cohort study
Lou I et al 2023 - Effect of nutrition in Alzheimer’s disease
Shrivastava K et al 2023 - Maternal overnutrition is associated with altered synaptic input to lateral hypothalamic area
Song Z et al 2023 - Effects of ultra-processed foods on the microbiota-gut-brain axis: The bread-and-butter issue
Jackson K et al 2023 - Sugar-sweetened beverage taxes and perinatal health: A quasi-experimental study
Bracci E, et al 2023 - Developing a Mediterranean Healthy Food Basket and an Updated Australian Healthy Food Basket Modelled on the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating
Morrison S et al 2023 - The effect of modest changes in sleep on dietary intake and eating behaviour in children
Thanarajah S et al 2023 - Habitual daily intake of a sweet and fatty snack modulates reward processing in humans
Dufault R et al 2023 - Higher rates of autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in American children: Are food quality issues impacting epigenetic inheritance?
Skurk T et al 2023 - Sweetener System Intervention Shifted Neutrophils from Homeostasis to Priming
Witkowski M et al 2023 - The artificial sweetener erythritol and cardiovascular event risk
Johnson R et al 2023 - Could Alzheimer’s disease be a maladaptation of an evolutionary survival pathway mediated by intracerebral fructose and uric acid metabolism?
Peng S et al 2023 - Does obesity related eating behaviours only affect chronic diseases? A nationwide study of university students in China
Chen K et al 2022 - Childhood neurodevelopmental disorders and maternal diabetes: A population-based cohort study
Nguyen M et al 2022 - Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and weight gain in children and adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies and randomized controlled trials
Gertler & Gracner 2022 - The Sweet Life: The Long-Term Effects of a Sugar-Rich Early Childhood
Grech A et al 2022 - Macronutrient (im)balance drives energy intake in an obesogenic food environment: An ecological analysis
Gearhardt A et al 2022 - Highly processed foods can be considered addictive substances based on established scientific criteria
Sung H et al 2022 - High-sucrose diet exposure is associated with selective and reversible alterations in the rat peripheral taste system
Wang Y et al 2022 - Maternal consumption of ultra-processed foods and subsequent risk of offspring overweight or obesity: results from three prospective cohort studies
Francis H et al 2022 - Kynurenic acid as a biochemical factor underlying the association between Western-style diet and depression: A cross-sectional study
Tsan L et al 2022 - Early life low-calorie sweetener consumption disrupts glucose regulation, sugar-motivated behavior, and memory function in rats
Jones G et al 2022 - British Journal of Nutrition Article contents Abstract Methods Discussion Footnotes References Putting nutrition education on the table: development of a curriculum to meet future doctors’ needs
Hadjihambi A et al 2022 - Partial MCT1 invalidation protects against diet-induced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and the associated brain dysfunction
Camacho-Muñoz D et al 2022 - Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids reverse the impact of western diets on regulatory T cell responses through averting ceramide-mediated pathways
Parnham J et al 2022 - The Ultra-Processed Food Content of School Meals and Packed Lunches in the United Kingdom
Gu C et al 2022 - The Effects of Modifying Amount and Type of Dietary Carbohydrates on Esophageal Acid Exposure Time and Esophageal Reflux Symptoms
Hochrein S et al 2022 - The glucose transporter GLUT3 controls T helper 17 cell responses through glycolytic-epigenetic reprogramming
Rojo-Marticella M et al 2022 - Do Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Follow a Different Dietary Pattern than That of Their Control Peers?
Kvalvik L et al 2022 - Association of sweetened carbonated beverage consumption during pregnancy and ADHD symptoms in the offspring: a study from the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)
Buchanan K et al 2022 - The preference for sugar over sweetener depends on a gut sensor cell
Marshall N et al 2021 - The importance of nutrition in pregnancy and lactation: lifelong consequences
Hirai S et al 2021 - High-sucrose diets contribute to brain angiopathy with impaired glucose uptake and psychosis-related higher brain dysfunctions in mice
Schiltz F et al 2021 - Sugar rush or sugar crash? Experimental evidence on the impact of sugary drinks in the classroom
Marrs & Lonsdale 2021 - Hiding in Plain Sight: Modern Thiamine Deficiency
Yunker A et al 2021 - Obesity and Sex-Related Associations With Differential Effects of Sucralose vs Sucrose on Appetite and Reward Processing: A Randomized Crossover Trial
Ludwig D et al 2021 - The carbohydrate-insulin model: a physiological perspective on the obesity pandemic
Lycett K et al 2021 - Does an inflammatory diet affect mental well-being in late childhood and mid-life? A cross-sectional study
Taylor et al 2021 - Dietary fructose improves intestinal cell survival and nutrient absorption
Nunes & Anastasiou 2021 - Fructose in the diet expands the surface of the gut and promotes nutrient absorption
Waldhart et al 2021 - Excess dietary carbohydrate affects mitochondrial integrity as observed in brown adipose tissue
Narula N et al 2021 - Association of ultra-processed food intake with risk of inflammatory bowel disease: prospective cohort study
Logette E et al 2021 - A Machine-Generated View of the Role of Blood Glucose Levels in the Severity of COVID-19
Bont J et al 2021 - Urban environment and obesity and weight-related behaviours in primary school children
Shil A et al 2021 - Artificial Sweeteners Negatively Regulate Pathogenic Characteristics of Two Model Gut Bacteria, E. coli and E. faecalis
Chang K et al 2021 - Association Between Childhood Consumption of Ultraprocessed Food and Adiposity Trajectories in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children Birth Cohort
Beecher et al 2021 - Long-Term Overconsumption of Sugar Starting at Adolescence Produces Persistent Hyperactivity and Neurocognitive Deficits in Adulthood
Shi et al 2021 - Fructose and metabolic diseases: too much to be good
Liu T et al 2021 - Western diet induces Paneth cell defects through microbiome alterations and farnesoid X receptor and type I interferon activation
Huang H et al 2021 - Maternal high fructose diet induced early onset retinopathy via the suppression of synaptic plasticity mediated by the mitochondrial dysfunction
Graneri L et al 2021 - The Consumption of Energy Drinks Induces Blood-Brain Barrier Dysfunction in Wild-Type Mice
Naomi N Duke 2021 - Youth Beverage Intake and Reported Prediabetes: Choice and Frequency Matter
Morgan K et al 2021 - Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption from 1998-2017
Harris J et al 2021 - Misperceptions about added sugar, non-nutritive sweeteners and juice in popular children's drinks
Saito E et al 2021 - Alzheimer's disease alters oligodendrocytic glycolytic and ketolytic gene expression
Noble E et al 2021 - Gut microbial taxa elevated by dietary sugar disrupt memory function
Geidl-Flueck B et al 2021 - Fructose- and sucrose- but not glucose-sweetened beverages promote hepatic de novo lipogenesis: A randomized controlled trial
Jones N et al 2021 - Fructose re-programmes glutamine-dependent oxidative metabolism to support LPS-induced inflammation
Yunker A et al 2020 - Appetite regulating hormones are reduced after oral sucrose vs glucose
Aragonès G et al 2020 - Autophagic receptor p62 protects against glycation-derived toxicity and enhances viability
Beisner J et al 2020 - Fructose-Induced Intestinal Microbiota Shift Following Two Types of Short-Term High-Fructose Dietary Phases
Chazelas E et al 2020 - Sugary Drinks, Artificially-Sweetened Beverages, and Cardiovascular Disease in the NutriNet-Santé Cohort
Lea et al 2020 - Urbanization and market integration have strong, nonlinear effects on cardiometabolic health in the Turkana
Berger P et al 2020 - Associations of maternal fructose and sugar-sweetened beverage and juice intake during lactation with infant neurodevelopmental outcomes
Montrose D et al 2020 - Dietary Fructose Alters the Composition, Localization and Metabolism of Gut Microbiota in Association with Worsening Colitis
Hieronimus B et al 2020 - Synergistic effects of fructose and glucose on lipoprotein risk factors for cardiovascular disease
Todoric J et al 2020 - Fructose stimulated de novo lipogenesis is promoted by inflammation
Jensen-Cody et al 2020 - FGF21 Signals to Glutamatergic Neurons to Suppress Carbohydrate Intake
Petty S et al 2020 - Relationship between Sucrose Taste Detection Thresholds and Preferences in Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Jang C et al 2020 - The Small Intestine Converts Dietary Fructose into Glucose and Organic Acids
Tan M et al 2020 - Obesity and Covid-19: the role of the food industry
Rippin et al 2020 - Inequalities in Education and National Income Are Associated With Poorer Diet
Tan et al 2020 - The gut-brain axis mediates sugar preference
Herrick et al 2020 - Added Sugars Intake among US Infants and Toddlers
Gangwisch et al. 2019 - High glycemic index and glycemic load diets as risk factors for insomnia: analyses from the Women's Health Initiative
Winterdahl et al 2019 - Sucrose intake lowers μ-opioid and dopamine D2/3 receptor availability in porcine brain
Moore et al 2019 - Reward sensitivity deficits in a rat model of compulsive eating behavior
Softic et al 2019 - Dietary Sugars Alter Hepatic Fatty Acid Oxidation via Transcriptional and Post-translational Modifications of Mitochondrial Proteins
Alexander Bentley et al 2019 - U.S. obesity as delayed effect of excess sugar
Scheelbeek et al 2019 - Potential impact on prevalence of obesity in the UK of a 20% price increase in high sugar snacks
Moore and Fielding 2019 - Taxing confectionery, biscuits, and cakes to control obesity
Mullee et al 2019 - Association Between Soft Drink Consumption and Mortality in 10 European Countries
Laffin et al 2019 - A high-sugar diet rapidly enhances susceptibility to colitis via depletion of luminal short-chain fatty acids in mice
Jacques et al 2019 - The impact of sugar consumption on stress driven, emotional and addictive behaviors
Del-Ponte B et al 2019 - Dietary patterns and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A systematic review and meta-analysis
Srour et al 2019 - Ultra-processed food intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: prospective cohort study
Collin et al 2019 - Association of Sugary Beverage Consumption With Mortality Risk in US Adults: A Secondary Analysis of Data From the REGARDS Study
Del-Ponte et al 2019 - Sugar consumption and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A birth cohort study
Mantantzis et al 2019 - Sugar Rush or Sugar Crash? A Meta-Analysis of Carbohydrate Effects on Mood
Meier-Gerdingh et al 2019 - Dietary Intake and the Effect on Disease Progression in People with Multiple Sclerosis
Banta et al 2019 - Mental health status and dietary intake among California adults: a population-based survey
Townsend et al 2018 - Dietary sugar silences a colonization factor in a mammalian gut symbiont
Emond et al 2018 - Exposure to Child-Directed TV Advertising and Preschoolers’ Intake of Advertised Cereals
Wiss et al 2018 - Sugar Addiction: From Evolution to Revolution
Robertson et al 2018 - Supporting a sugar tax in New Zealand: Sugar sweetened beverage (‘fizzy drink’) consumption as a normal behaviour within the obesogenic environment
Moore et al 2018 - Evaluation of the nutrient content of yogurts: a comprehensive survey of yogurt products in the major UK supermarkets
Cope et al 2018 - Microglia play an active role in obesity-associated cognitive decline
Khehra et al 2018 - UK children's breakfast cereals – an oral health perspective
Stanhope et al 2018 - Pathways and mechanisms linking dietary components to cardiometabolic disease
Hoffman et al 2018 - The Influence of Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners on Vascular Health during the Onset and Progression of Diabetes
Cohen et al 2018 - Associations of Prenatal and Child Sugar Intake With Child Cognition
Gueye et al 2018 - Unlimited sucrose consumption during adolescence generates a depressive-like phenotype in adulthood
Jang et al 2018 - The Small Intestine Converts Dietary Fructose into glucose and organic acids
Al Khatib et al 2018 - Sleep extension is a feasible lifestyle intervention in free-living adults who are habitually short sleepers: a potential strategy for decreasing intake of free sugars?
Expert reaction to opinion piece about the health effects of sugar (Taubes 2018)
Taubes 2018 - What if sugar is worse than just empty calories?
Wright et al 2017 - Prenatal and Early-life Fructose, Fructose-containing Beverages, and Mid-Childhood Asthma
et al 2017 - Frequent Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and the Onset of Cardiometabolic Diseases: Cause for Concern?
Kearns et al 2017 - Sugar industry sponsorship of germ-free rodent studies linking sucrose to hyperlipidemia and cancer
Mandel and Brannon 2017 - Sugar, perceived healthfulness, and satiety: When does a sugary preload lead people to eat more?
Zhao N et al 2017 - Apolipoprotein E4 Impairs Neuronal Insulin Signaling by Trapping Insulin Receptor in the Endosomes
Veldhuizen et al 2017 - Integration of Sweet Taste and Metabolism Determines Carbohydrate Reward
Knüppel et al 2017 - Sugar intake from sweet food and beverages, common mental disorder and depression
Bédard et al 2017 - Maternal intake of sugar during pregnancy and childhood respiratory and atopic outcomes
Araújo J et al 2019 - Prevalence of Optimal Metabolic Health in American Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2016
Borges et al 2016 - Artificially Sweetened Beverages and the Response to the Global Obesity Crisis
Horman and Levi 2016 - Neuroscience of Reward: Implications for Food Addiction and Nutrition Policy
Kearns et al 2016 - Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research: A Historical Analysis of Internal Industry Documents.
Subin Park et al 2017 - Association between energy drink intake, sleep, stress, and suicidality in Korean adolescents
Saad et al 2016 - High-fructose diet in pregnancy leads to fetal programming of hypertension, insulin resistance, and obesity in adult offspring.
Shariff et al 2016 - Neuronal Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Modulators Reduce Sugar Intake
Saben et al 2016 - Excess Maternal Fructose Consumption Increases Fetal Loss and Impairs Endometrial Decidualization in Mice
Wise et al 2016 - Reduced dietary intake of simple sugars alters perceived sweet taste intensity but not perceived pleasantness
Stanhope 2016 - Sugar consumption, metabolic disease and obesity: The state of the controversy
Luo et al. , 2015 - Differential effects of fructose versus glucose on brain and appetitive responses to food cues and decisions for food rewards
Mostazir et al., 2015 - Childhood obesity: evidence for distinct early and late environmental determinants
Malhotra et al., 2015 - It is time to bust the myth of physical inactivity and obesity: you cannot outrun a bad diet
Tryon et al., 2015 - Excessive Sugar Consumption May Be a Difficult Habit to Break: A View From the Brain and Body.
DeChristopher et al., 2015 - Intakes of apple juice, fruit drinks and soda are associated with prevalent asthma in US children aged 2-9 years.
Sanchis-Gomar et al 2015 - Energy Drink Overconsumption in Adolescents: Implications for Arrhythmias and Other Cardiovascular Events.
Harris & Munsell, 2015 - Energy drinks and adolescents: what’s the harm?
Kearns et al., 2015 - Sugar Industry Influence on the Scientific Agenda of the National Institute of Dental Research's 1971 National Caries Program: A Historical Analysis of Internal Documents
Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, 2015 - Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Schulte et al 2015 - Which foods may be addictive?
Ochner et al., 2015 - Treating obesity seriously: when recommendations for lifestyle change confront biological adaptations
Etilé and Sharma, 2015 - Do High Consumers of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Respond Differently to Price Changes?
Schwartz et al., 2015 - Energy Drinks and Youth Self-Reported Hyperactivity/Inattention Symptoms.
DiNicolantonio et al., 2015 - Added Fructose: A Principal Driver of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Its Consequences
Cogswell et al., 2015 - Sodium and Sugar in Complementary Infant and Toddler Foods Sold in the United States
Mangabeira et al., 2015 - Sugar withdrawal and differential reinforcement of low rate (DRL) performance in rats.
BDA, 2015 - Policy Statement: Interventions which reduce the consumption of energy from sugary drinks in children
Hussain et al., 2014 - Glucokinase activity in the arcuate nucleus regulates glucose intake.
Bodicoat et al., 2014 - Is the number of fast-food outlets in the neighbourhood related to screen-detected type 2 diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors?
Leung et al., 2014 - Soda and Cell Aging
Hsu et al., 2014 - Effects of sucrose and high fructose corn syrup consumption on spatial memory function and hippocampal neuroinflammation in adolescent rats.
Sheiham et al, 2014 - A reappraisal of the quantitative relationship between sugar intake and dental caries
Hebebrand et al, 2014 - “Eating addiction”, rather than “food addiction”, better captures addictive-like eating behavior
Godfrey et al, 2014 - Arginine-directed glycation and decreased HDL plasma concentration and functionality
Nyaradi et al., 2014 - Prospective associations between dietary patterns and cognitive performance during adolescence
Scully et al 2014 - Food and beverage cues in UK and Irish children-television programming
Capewell 2014 - BMJ - Sugar sweetened drinks should carry obesity warnings
Larson et al 2014 - Adolescent Consumption of Sports and Energy Drinks: Links to Physical Activity, Beverage Patterns, Smoking, and Screen Media Use
Blaisdell et al 2014 - Food quality and motivation: A refined low-fat diet induces obesity and impairs performance
Ventura et al 2014 - Neurobiologic basis of craving for carbohydrates.
Bremer et al 2014 - Fish oil supplementation ameliorates fructose-induced hypertriglyceridemia and insulin resistance.
Davidson et al., 2013 - Inter-relationships among diet, obesity and hippocampal-dependent cognitive function.
Simopoulos 2013 - Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency and High Fructose intake in the Development of Metabolic Syndrome, Brain Metabolic Abnormalities, and NAFLD
Hu (2013) - Resolved: there is sufficient scientific evidence that decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption will reduce the prevalence of obesity and obesity-related diseases
Shroff et al 2014 - Adherence to a snacking dietary pattern and soda intake are related to the development of adiposity: a prospective study in school-age children
Lustig 2013 - Fructose: it's "alcohol without the buzz"
Basu et al 2013 - The Relationship of Sugar to Population-Level Diabetes Prevalence
Francis & Stevenson 2013 - The longer-term impacts of Western diet on human cognition and the brain
Page et al 2013 - Effects of fructose vs glucose on regional cerebral blood flow in brain regions involved with appetite and reward pathways
Azadbakht & Esmaillzadeh (2012) - Dietary patterns and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder among Iranian children
de la Monte 2012 - Brain insulin resistance and deficiency as therapeutic targets in Alzheimer's disease
Johnson et al 2011 - ADHD: is it time to reappraise the role of sugar consumption?
Garber & Lustig 2011 - Is fast food addictive?
Hosseini-Esfahani et al (2011) - Dietary fructose and risk of metabolic syndrome in adults
Vendruscolo et al 2010 - Sugar overconsumption during adolescence selectively alters motivation and reward function in adult rats
Reissig et al 2009 - Caffeinated energy drinks - a growing problem
Cha et al 2008 - Differential effects of central fructose and glucose on hypothalamic malonyl-CoA and food intake.
Lustig 2006 - Childhood obesity: behavioral aberration or biochemical drive? Reinterpreting the First Law of Thermodynamics
Spangler et al 2004 - Opiate-like effects of sugar on gene expression in reward areas of the rat brain.
Colantuoni et al 2002 - Evidence that intermittent, excessive sugar intake causes endogenous opioid dependence.
Girardi et al 1995 - Blunted catecholamine responses after glucose ingestion in children with attention deficit disorder
Jones et al 1995 - Enhanced adrenomedullary response and increased susceptibility to neuroglycopenia: mechanisms underlying the adverse effects of sugar ingestion in healthy children