What have been some of the biggest recent trends in nutrtion reseach?

Low fat diet lies, Corn syrup substitutes, and genetically engineered processed foods are all hot topics but the up and coming cause for all degenerative disease being talked about is blood sugar management. Does this mean sugar? Nope It means foods that convert into sugar, over consumption of carbohydrates, starches, and of course convenient foods like crackers, corn products, fruit intake over dosing, and not enough vegetables.