Dee Blake

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Added Sugar? You’re Killing Me

Earlier this year the Center for Science and Democracy released two reports on added sugar in processed foods and beverages (not naturally occurring …

'Sugar Papers' Show Industry's Influence in 1970s Dental Program, Study Says

The documents show that an expert panel formed by the sugar industry included all but one member of the government panel that was examining …

Diabetes

Is sugar the new tobacco?

We know foods like doughnuts and soda can make you fat, but the effects of sugar on the liver and brain are less well-known. Dietary sugar can fry …

Diabetes

How Excess Sugar Affects Your Entire Body

In moderation, sugar is essential for a healthy body. Millions of years ago our ancestors relied on sugar-rich fruit for survival. Not only did the …

Just two weeks of drinking sugary drinks boost risk factors for heart disease, study suggests

Beverages sweetened with low, medium and high amounts of high-fructose corn syrup significantly increase risk factors for cardiovascular disease, …

Diabetes

Parents are 'poisoning' their children with sugary food and drink

Simon Stevens, the head of NHS England, says that parents must take responsibility for what their children eat and drink<p>Parents are "poisoning" their children by giving them too much sugary food and drink and must give them water, milk and fruit instead, the head of the NHS has warned.<p>Simon …

Sugar in kids' food: why it's time to ditch smoothies and cereal

A study has found that self-styled 'healthy' children's snacks are loaded with sugar. What other everyday foods are crammed with the white stuff?<p>A study by the charity Action On Sugar found many children’s so-called “healthy” snacks contain the same amount of sugar as a similar serving of sweets – …

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 …

Food

The drinks with up TWENTY teaspoons of sugar: Doctors urge ministers to slap a 20% tax on sugary drinks to fight obesity crisis

• <b>British Medical Association is to demand a 20 per cent tax on sugary drinks</b>• <b><br>In landmark report, doctors to urge Downing Street to take on food …

The Surprising Benefits of Cutting Back on Sugar

Don’t be alarmed—but something’s hiding in your food. From the cereal you had for breakfast to the dressing on your salad to the ketchup on your …

Soda Fizzles: US Appetite for Sugary Drinks Wanes

America's seemingly bottomless thirst for soda may be waning, according to a new Gallup poll.<p>Diet and regular soda are at the top of the list of …