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5 ‘Healthy' Foods With Hidden Sugar

There’s no way to sugarcoat it: We’re consuming too much sugar. And this week, the World Health Organization announced we should reduce our intake to …

Kids still a target for marketers of sugary drinks: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Children and teens are seeing fewer ads for sugary drinks on television, but they remain a prime target for marketers through other means such as product placement and social media, a report released on Wednesday found.<p>The report, conducted by researchers at the Yale Rudd …

Teens

More than a quarter of fruit juices 'more sugary than Coca-Cola'

As islanders begin to battle the festive flab, they are being warned of the dangers of sugar. Weight-loss expert Joanne Reid Rodrigues says sugar is …

Weight Loss

10 Foods to Enjoy Without Added Sugar

The problems with consuming too much added sugar seem to be getting lots of attention these days. From contributing to inflammation, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity, sugar has been recently singled out as a cause for concern.<p>The recently released report from the Dietary Guideline …

The Secret Names for Sugar You Need to Know

You're a health-conscious person. You know that sugar is harmful in large quantities but OK in moderation. You also know that includes less-obvious sources like honey, agave and maple syrup.<p>But did you know that you could unknowingly be eating a number of sugar bombs every day? The sweet stuff goes …

Nutrition

9 Simple Drink Swaps to Cut Back on Sugar

If you want to reduce your intake of added sugar, the first place you can turn to is your drink. Sugary drinks are the number one contributor to …

Beverages

All the Different Sugars

Which Sugars are Toxic? A List.<p>I had been meaning to do a post on sugar for some time, as I had no idea which sugar was ‘good’ or ‘bad’ in the health …

How To Spot Sugar On Food Labels

The 'Added Sugar' Loop Hole and Deceptive Product Labelling<p>Although the FDA (and the USDA) has certainly acknowledged and tried to define the term …

SWEET PROBLEM: Added Sugar Can Harm Heart

We know we'll find sugar in cookies, cakes and soda, but it's also hiding in foods we may otherwise think are healthy.<p>Eating too much sugar can cause …

Kellogg's 'sneaky' sugary cereal swap

"Basically the two products are the same, including being low in sodium, except for the sugar – that alone has lost it half a star," Ms Cartwright …

Nutrition

Our Year of No Sugar: One Family's Grand Adventure

<b>By Eve O. Schaub, Special to Everyday Health</b><p>Once upon a time, I was healthy; at least I thought I was.<p>Sure, I lacked enough energy to get me through …

Sugary drinks contribute to obesity epidemic, especially among kids

<b>Washington</b>: A new study has found that sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are contributing in the obesity epidemic, particularly among American …

The Most Sugary Cereals Of 2014

When it comes to cereal choices for kids, we might as well be feeding them dessert.<p>The Environmental Working Group, a public health nonprofit organization, reviewed the nutrition labels of more than 1,500 cereals, including 181 marketed to kids. Cereals with cartoon characters on the box were found …

Some popular drinks are as sugary as sweet snacks

How much sugar are you drinking, and what is its worth in snacks?<p>Sugar has become public enemy No. 1 in the nutrition field, and recently, the World …

Study: Teens buy fewer sugary drinks if informed they’d have to walk five miles to burn off the calories

“Did you know that working off a bottle of soda or fruit juice takes about 50 minutes of running?” If you saw a sign saying that on the vending machine or a convenience store cooler, would you still buy the drink?<p>According to a new study from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public …

Sugary sports drinks could be causing athletes to slow down, warn scientists

Sugary sports drinks could actually be causing athletes to SLOW DOWN, warn scientists<p><b>Researchers found athletes suffered poor dental health which</b> …

Former refugees say Canadian winters can be a shock for newcomers

REGINA – It was a frigid February in 1985 when Getachew Woldeyesus arrived in Saskatchewan as a refugee.<p>The young man from Ethopia stayed inside for …

The Tonbari family of Syrian refugees arrive in Canada

A group of 20 Syrian refugees arrived at Montreal's Trudeau Airport