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J Nutr. 1986 Nov;116(11 Suppl):S1-216.

Evaluation of health aspects of sugars contained in carbohydrate sweeteners. Report of Sugars Task Force, 1986.


A critical review composed of two parts: estimates of present levels of sugars intake and of recent trends in nutritive carbohydrate sweetener content of the food supply and a review of recent scientific literature addressing potentially adverse health effects associated with sugars consumption. The review contains an executive summary, an appendix with 75 tables summarizing the estimation of sugars intake of U.S. population groups, and over one thousand citations.

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