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Sugar Intake

Risks and Benefits and the Global Diabetes Epidemic

Edited by Ian James Martins

Independent Scientist

Rates of diabetes are increasing worldwide with cases spreading to various regions of both developing and developed countries, increasing the risk of various organ diseases. Nutritional interventions such as low-calorie, low-sugar diets have now become critical for combatting the disease. Written by experts from around the globe, this book examines the risks and benefits of sugar intake and the critical role of functional foods in treating diabetes. The chapters provide information to control sugar intake and to prevent the induction of organ disease in diabetic individuals.

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Sugar IntakeRisks and Benefits and the Global Diabetes EpidemicEdited by Ian James Martins

Published: September 1st 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87269

ISBN: 978-1-83881-122-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-83881-121-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-167-9

Copyright year: 2021

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1. Introductory Chapter: Sugar Intake and Global Chronic Disease

By Ian James Martins


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2. The Sugars with the Potential to Prolong Human Life

By Tomoya Shintani, Laura Lema-Perez and Hideya Shintani


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3. Impact of Sugar on Vision

By Grace Ogbonna, Rosemary Ehigbo and Ogbonna Hannah


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4. Biological Responses to the Consumption of Non-Nutritional Sweeteners

By Sage Arbor


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5. Hyperglycemia- and Hyperlipidemia-Induced Inflammation and Oxidative Stress through Human T Lymphocytes and Human Aortic Endothelial Cells (HAEC)

By Frankie B. Stentz


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6. Gain or Loss? The Effect of Ad Framing on the Intention to Control Sugar Intake

By Kang Li


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7. Fructose Intake: Metabolism and Role in Diseases

By Luke He, Ghufran S. Babar, Jacob M. Redel, Sabetha L. Young, Callie E. Chagas, Wayne V. Moore and Yun Yan


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8. Main Organs Involved in Glucose Metabolism

By Laura Lema-Pérez


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9. Application of a Pedometer for the Management of Impaired Glucose Tolerance in Pregnant Women

By Mariko Ueno, Mitsue Muraoka and Koichiro Takagi


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