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‘Year Of No Sugar’: Family Went Sugar Free For An Entire Year

April 9, 2014 by


Inspired by research and writings by prolific food-industry researchers like professor Robert Lustig, M.D., and journalist Michael Moss, Eve Schaub decided to try an experiment. She, along with her husband and daughters Greta and Ilsa, spent all of 2011 eating no added sugar. They combed packaged foods for other names for sugar, including high fructose […]

FDA says honey with added sweeteners isn’t honey

April 9, 2014 by


Honey mixed with sugar might be sweet, but it is not “honey.” Food companies and other producers who add sweeteners to honey have to alert consumers by labeling their products as a “blend,” the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday. Only manufactures that do not add sugar, corn syrup or other sweeteners should […]

Harvard Study: Foods identified as ‘whole grain’ not always healthy

July 25, 2013 by


Current standards for classifying foods as “whole grain” are inconsistent and, in some cases, misleading, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. One of the most widely used industry standards, the Whole Grain Stamp, actually identified grain products that were higher in both sugars and calories than products without […]

Milk it does a body good, or does it?

July 2, 2013 by


by: Melissa Dahl Milk: Celebrities are constantly asking if you’ve got any, because, as the long-running ad campaign says, it does a body good. But a Harvard pediatrician is arguing that the current U.S. recommendation of three servings of dairy a day isn’t necessarily one-size-fits-all. For some, it may be a significant source of additional […]

‘Jacked Up Caffeinated Baking Sugar’ Will Give Your Cookies A Jolt

May 28, 2013 by


Caffeinated products in the marketplace have been making quite the splash lately, worrying the FDA in the process. Now the trend heads to your kitchen with ThinkGeek’s “Jacked Up Caffeinated Baking Sugar.” The stuff really is caffeinated, but it’s bit gimmicky and it probably won’t have you bouncing off the walls. According to the product […]


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