September 3, 2014

The Annals of Internal Medicine just published results of a National Institutes of Health trial titled "Effects of low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets," in which a low-carbohydrate diet was found to be more effective both for weight loss and cardiovascular risk factor reduction than a low-fat diet, Atkins Nutritionals announced Tuesday.

April 11, 2014

The Yankee Candle Co. announced the launch of four new summer-inspired fragrances, which feature notes of fruit and coconut.

March 25, 2014

Cumberland Packing Corp.'s In the Raw sweetener brand announced Sugar in the Raw Organic White, an organic, unbleached cane sugar.

March 7, 2014

Hero Nutritionals on Thursday accepted the 2014 Taste for Life Essentials Award for its Slice of Life Sugar Free Multi+, a gummy vitamin and mineral supplement for adults.

February 13, 2014

A study released by the Centers for Disease Control establishes that consuming too much added sugar — often found in regular soda, cakes, cookies and candies — significantly increases the risk of death from heart disease.

November 4, 2013

Extend Nutrition recently launched its line diabetes-friendly snacks that helps prevent severe low blood sugar while people with diabetes sleep.

September 11, 2013

Nearly all doctors say that the sharp growth in Type 2 diabetes around the world and the obesity epidemic are linked to excess sugar consumption, according to a new report by the Credit Suisse Research Institute.

July 15, 2013

Boulder Brands, Inc. announced it had acquired 80% of GlucoBrands, owner of Level Life Foods. Based in Colorado, Level is a growing company, approaching $1 million in sales that provides products to help in the daily management of diabetes.

June 25, 2013

Vega, previously Sequel Naturals, on Tuesday announced the launch of Vega Sport Sugar-Free Energizer, a supplement that provides an energy boost along with enhanced mental clarity that is low on calories and carbohydrates.

June 18, 2013

A new study, released in the current British Journal of Nutrition, showed that consuming peanut butter or peanuts for breakfast can control blood-sugar throughout most of the day, even after eating a high carbohydrate lunch. In addition to this "Second Meal Effect," peanuts and peanut butter caused a significant reduction in the desire to eat for up to 12 hours and a significant increase in the secretion of the hormone PYY that promotes satiety and feelings of fullness.

June 14, 2013

Consumers avoid total sugars more than they avoid any specific sweetener, according to a new brand-level consumer attitudes and behavior study about food and beverages from Mintel Research Consultancy.

June 10, 2013

Low-calorie sweeteners can be used to prevent and manage Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

May 30, 2013

Researchers have found that both kids and adults are drinking fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

March 29, 2013

Coca-Cola has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a new sugar-free beverage with added fiber, according to a report from the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

February 25, 2013

Americans love to snack, but they don't always have to settle for treats sacrificing good taste for healthier ingredients. Sunsweet — a leading brand of dried plums, specialty dried fruits and fruit juices — bolsters that advice with its newest offerings: Amazin' Berry Blend and Amazin' Cranberries.

January 23, 2013

Hero Nutritionals on Wednesday introduced two sugar-free vitamins to its Yummi Bears line that are naturally sweetened with lo han fruit and inulin fiber.

September 21, 2012

Ocean Spray has launched a reduced-sugar version of its dried cranberries product.

April 12, 2012

Domino Foods is expanding its lineup of sweeteners by adding new items to its Domino and C&H sugar brands.

March 27, 2012

Truvia is expanding its product line to include an item that bakes and browns like sugar.

November 21, 2011

Peeps has introduced chocolate dipped caramel-flavored marshmallow chicks in time for the holiday season, the company announced Monday.

July 5, 2011

Available now for the food service industry — but coming soon to a major retailer — is Kozy Shack’s new Coffeehouse Blends pudding. The gluten-free treat comes in three flavors: caffe latte, cappuccino and caramel macchiato.


June 13, 2011

The maker of Sugar In The Raw and Stevia In The Raw products has launched a new television advertising campaign to show consumers "it's only natural."

September 12, 2010

Sustainable packaging increasingly is gaining attention and, according to research, is projected to nearly double...