Why is this research important?
Carbohydrates are an important source of energy and nutrients in the food supply. The committee focuses its work on understanding sugar, fiber, and carbohydrate quality as they relate to human health.
Carb Quality Workshop 2017
33rd International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition
- Session Video: Carbohydrate Quality in Diabetes: Towards Harmonization
Archer Daniels Midland Company
BENEO - Group
Campbell Soup Company
The Coca-Cola Company
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
General Mills, Inc.
The Hershey Company
Tate & Lyle
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
St. Michael's Hospital
David Klurfeld, PhD
US Department of Agriculture
An evidence map of current research activity in this area was created using a newly developed database of dietary fiber intervention studies in humans to identify studies with broad outcomes.
The purpose of this study was to systematically review guidelines on sugar intake and assess consistency of recommendations, methodological quality of guidelines, and the quality of evidence supporting each recommendation.
This paper summarizes the rationale, methodology, and resulting database listing studies testing fiber and physiological health outcomes iden- tified by experts at the Ninth Vahouny Conference.
Relationships among dietary sugars and a variety of chronic diseases have spawned interest in investigating the metabolic effects of dietary sugars. An approach developed by the AHRQ for assessing Future Research Needs was implemented.
This paper examined the effect of different amounts and forms of dietary fructose on the incidence or prevalence of NAFLD and indexes of liver health in humans.
The 11th Vahouny Fiber Symposium, which covers the latest in fiber science, regulation, and policy.
ILSI North America is supporting various sessions at the 2017 Experimental Biology Conference.
This Workshop facilitated an exchange of scientific and technical information with stakeholders involved in selecting science-based indices to use in communicating physiologic effects of carbohydrates in foods.
Dietary Sugar Intake: Systematic Review of Public Health Guidelines and their Recommendations
Work sponsored by the ILSI North America Technical Committee on Carbohydrates was presented during this session.
- Neurogensis and brain plasticity in the adult brain - Henriette van Praag, National Institute on Aging;
- The Relation of Exercise, fitness, & Adiposity to Cognitive and Brain Health - Charles Hillman, University of Illinois - Video
- Neuroinflammatory Processes in Cognitive Disorders - Sophie Laye, Universite Bordeaux - Video
- Exercise, Nutrition and Brain Funciton: What are the steps toward dietary and physical activity Recommendations? - Mary Ann Johnson, University of Georgia - Video
- Panel Discussion - Video
With Programmatic input from ILSI North America
Utility of Predictive Modeling for Nutrition Research, Clinical Interventions and Public Health
Sunday, 23 April 2017
- Intro to Predictive Modeling: From Linear Regression Models to Mechanistic Mathematical Modeling - David Allison, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Video;
- Use of Predictive Modeling in the Design of Clinical Studies Kevin Hall, NIDDK - Video;
- Application of Predictive Modeling in Weight Loss Counseling - Corby Martin, Pennington Biomedical Research Center - Video;
- Application of Predictive Modeling in Personalized Nutrition - Ben van Ommen, TNO - Video;
- Utility of PRedictive Modeling for Public Health Obesity Policies - Emily Dhurandhar, Texas Tech University - Video;
- Summary and Wrap-Up - Diana Thomas, West Point - Video
Supported by the ILSI North America Protein Committee
- Full session playlist
Learning Lab: How to Access and Use a Fiber and Health Outcomes Database for Researchers and Policymakers
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
11:00AM – 12:30PM
Speakers: Kara Livingston, Tufts University; Caleigh Sawicki, Tufts University
Supported by the ILSI North America Carbohydrate Committee
Sources of dietary folate/folic acid in women of different races in the United States between 2009 and 2012: What is the role of fortified and enriched products?
Abstract Number: 6707
Poster Board Number C88
Presenter: Ray DeVirgiliis, George Washington University
Monday, 24 April
The purpose of this workshop was to facilitate an exchange of scientific and technical information with stakeholders involved in selecting science-based indices to use in communicating physiologic effects of carbohydrates in foods.
The outcomes of this workshop are scientifically based summary statements for use in programs that communicate about carbohydrate quality, with the intent that future programs harmonize approaches by authoritative organizations throughout North America.Read the Workshop Summary Workshop Presentations
John Sievenpiper, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Glycemic Index Initiative
Joanne Lewis and Carolyn Gall Casey - Canadian Diabetes Association
Sacha Uelmen, RDN, CDE - American Diabetes Association
Claims Related to Glycemic Impact of Food: Health Canada’s Perspective
Alfred Aziz, PhD - Health Canada
Scientific Basis for Communicating Carbohydrate Quality Glycemic Effect of Carbohydrate Containing Foods
Thomas Wolever, MA, PhD, DM
GI Consumer Translation Experience
Alan Barclay, PhD
Scientific basis of dietary recommendations related to carbohydrate food sources
Joanne Slavin, PhD, RD - University of Minnesota
Christine Pelkman PhD - Campbell Soup Company