Special Issue "Sugar and Obesity"


A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2014

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. John Sievenpiper
Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St. Michael's Hospital, Queen Street East, Toronto, ON, M5C 2T2, Canada.
E-Mail: john.sievenpiper@utoronto.ca

Special Issue Information


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  • fructose
  • high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)
  • sucrose
  • syrup
  • honey
  • sugar sweetened beverages
  • sweets and desserts
  • fruit
  • overweight
  • obesity
  • body weight
  • BMI
  • body fat
  • waist circumference
  • visceral adipose tissue
  • subcutaneous adipose tissue
  • ectopic fat

Published Papers (1 paper)

Nutrients 2014, 6(3), 1128-1144; doi:10.3390/nu6031128
Received: 9 January 2014; in revised form: 27 February 2014 / Accepted: 28 February 2014 / Published: 17 March 2014
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Last update: 16 December 2013

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