Sugar

As a dentist, I hate sugar. But I don’t want kids scared off it with horror packaging

UK doctors are about to call for graphic health warnings on high-sugar children’s foods – but fear isn’t the best way to educate them about a healthy diet<p>I believe it was George Benson who originally proposed the notion that “Children are our future.” As a corollary to this, he also suggested we …

Parenting

How to Diet: DON'T

HOW TO DIET: <b>DON’T</b><p>Have you been searching for the perfect diet? Reading all those diet plans people are trying to sell to you, and struggling to pick …

Self-improvement

Sugar tax would benefit low income groups

A sugar tax would provide the most health benefits to low income groups without excessively punishing them in the hip pocket, Australian researchers …

The Sugar Industry Just Hijacked the FDA

New food labels calling out added sugar will be conveniently delayed.<p>The FDA announced this week that it "intends to extend compliance dates" for the nutrition facts label final rules, which will include the separate line for added sugars. We celebrated the finalization of this rule last May—it was …

Scott Pruitt

The Sugar Swamp

As the US, Mexico and Canada get ready to begin talks on the re-negotiation of NAFTA - possibly as early as August - governments are giving a lot of …

Business

Calls for cigarette-style warnings on sugary food to tackle child obesity

<b>Doctors have urged the government to consider placing warnings on packets of sweets to help children limit their sugar-intake.</b><p>Dad captures moment …

Tooth Decay

Call to ban cartoons on kids 'junk food'

More than half of supermarket products marketed at kids are unhealthy, according to a new survey by the Obesity Policy Coalition.<p>The finding has lead …

Junk Food

The Food Industry Wants the Public Confused About Nutrition

The “Fairness Doctrine” example shows to what extent the purveyors of unhealthy products will go to keep the truth from the American public.<p>Subscribe …

Public Health

4 Immediate Health Benefits of Eating Less Sugar

We all know that eating too much sugar can have a huge impact on your health. If you're trying to maintain a healthy and happy body, cutting down on …

Health

The Worst Unhealthy Ingredients Hiding In Your Food That's Slowing Your Weight Loss

If you're trying to lose weight, the first thing you need to do it diet! Dieting is one of the biggest keys to weight loss, so make sure you're doing …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Plasmonics Promises Better Biosensors

7 March 2012—Drawing blood is a daily reality for most people with diabetes. And while checking glucose levels probably isn’t the worst part of the …

Glucose

What Causes Obesity? 10 Food Items That Can Cause Excessive Weight Gain | International Business Times

The United States has something in common with countries like Kuwait, the Bahamas, Qatar, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. They all have many obese …

Nutrition

12 unhealthy foods that doctors avoid

You've heard this hundreds of times before, but it's still true and it's still important: The foods you eat on a daily basis will make a big difference in your future. Eating well not only helps you maintain a healthy weight — it can also help you stave off a number of chronic conditions, like …

Nutrition

Fatty liver disease target of cutting-edge genetic research

In his lab in Lake Nona, Dr. Peter Crawford has been studying nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition that’s closely linked to obesity and type …

Medicine

How to Cut Sugar Cravings

As I sit here writing this, I'm munching on a pink Himalayan–salted dark chocolate caramel bar. I don't even like dark chocolate, but this particular …

Nutrition

Seven Uncomplicated Ways To Re-Train Your Tastebuds & Eat Less Sugar | Poliquin Article

If you’re like most people, you want to eat less sugar. Despite our good intentions, the results are disappointing. Obesity rates are not improving. …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

E-Mosquito Drinks Your Blood to Keep You Healthy

The wearable microsystem “bites” the wrist of patients with diabetes to autonomously monitor blood glucose levels Photo: Gang WangMosquitoes are some …

Glucose

Important Habits You Should Develop By The Time You Are 30

If you did not already feel like full-fledged adults in your 20s, the big 3-0 would certainly brings the weight of adulthood into focus.<br>While our 20s …

HIIT

3 Instant Weight Loss Benefits Of Cutting Down On Carbs

We all know that carbohydrates aren't good for us in excess, yet we still find ourselves able to finish half a loaf of bread by the end of the day. …

Weight Loss

The One Hair Color Trend Guaranteed To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Hair color inspiration can come from anywhere and anything: sparkling gems, childhood school supplies, and even unicorn Starbucks Frappuccinos. Movie candy, however? Well, that'd be a first. Introducing: Starburst hair.<p>According to <i>Teen Vogue</i>, the trend is now sweeping Instagram, after earlier this …

Hair

Dietitians know fake news when they see it

If you want to know how to identify fake news, ask a dietitian. We have been dealing with crazy nutrition claims forever.<p>My professional …

Nutrition

6 Low-Sugar, Summer Fruits You Should be Snacking On

Sticking to healthy intentions during warmer months is often easier because we tend to go for light, refreshing salads. But, snacking is a different …

Eating

FDA: No Plans to Reopen Nutrition Facts Label Rule

Article ByFood and Drug Law at Keller and HeckmanKeller and Heckman LLPThe Daily Intake• In May 2016, FDA issued final rules to implement changes to …

Law

Do Different Sugars Have Different Health Effects?

Sucrose, glucose, or fructose.<p>Our recent article published in the <i>Medical Journal of Australia</i> found that Australian and European soft drinks …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

When Coca-Cola Overshared

Someone at Coca Cola read Dale Carnegie's classic “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” One of his tips is that “a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” That, along with a healthy dollop of high fructose corn syrup, has been a winning strategy …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

New federal healthy eating strategy may lead to warning symbols on your cheese

Some industry groups unhappy with federal government's approach to encouraging healthier eating<p>Some industry groups say Health Canada's plans to …

Nutrition

Taxing sugary drinks would boost productivity, not just health

Many studies have looked at the potential benefits of a sugar tax in terms of the longer, healthier lives and reduced health expenditure associated …

Basic Income

Coca-Cola And The 'Soda Tax'

The Soda Tax Decreased Sugary Drink Sales 21% in First Soda Tax City (Berkeley, CA).<p>Coca-Cola sales decreased 32% in Philly 1-year after Soda …

Can sugar-coated nanomaterial get bones to grow?

Spine surgeons need a better way to promote bone growth. A new nanomaterial with "sugar coating" seems like a good option.

Health

State Lawmakers Consider Taxing Soda, Sugary Drinks

BOSTON (CBS) –State lawmakers are considering a new tax on soda and other sugary drinks. The higher the sugar content, the more money you’ll pay.<p>The …