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Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes, study says

September 18, 2014 by


The authors said they are not recommending any changes in how people use artificial sweeteners based on their study, which included some human experiments. The researchers and outside experts said more study is needed, while industry groups called the research limited and said other evidence shows sweeteners are safe and useful for weight control. The […]

Why sugar is worse than fat

September 11, 2014 by


Post by: CNN’s Jason Miks Fareed Zakaria speaks with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta about recent research on the risks of high sugar consumption. For 20 years, people have been assuming that fat was the enemy because it produced cholesterol, which was blocking arteries. That’s not quite right. I could talk about this all […]

Yogurts With More Sugar than a Twinkie

May 26, 2014 by


by  Abigail Wise We all like to think of yogurt as a healthy breakfast, but as it turns out, many of the most popular yogurt brands have more sugar than a junk food you’d never consider eating. The American Heart Association recommends that men eat more more than 36 grams of sugar per day, and […]

Breakfast cereals loaded with too much sugar for US kids, report says

May 15, 2014 by


According to an article on Fox News, U.S. children are consuming more than 10 pounds (4.5 kgs) of sugar annually if they eat a typical morning bowl of cereal each day, contributing to obesity and other health problems, and cereal makers and regulators are doing little to address the issue, according to a study released […]

‘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 […]