Sugar

How to Ease Withdrawal Symptoms When You Quit Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

Eating less sugar can lower your risk of diabetes, help you lose weight, and even lead to brighter, younger-looking skin. But for most people, …

Weight Loss

Too Much Refined Sugar Can Increase The Risk of Opioid Addiction

Okay, this is important.<p>Could a diet high in refined sugars make children and adults more susceptible to opioid addiction and overdose?<p>New research, …

Science

Scientists make breakthrough in linking sugar to cancer growth

Scientists in Belgium have made a recent discovery that goes a long way to understanding how sugar affects cancer.<p>In a paper published in the journal …

Cancer

This One Common Food Could Make Cancer Cells Multiply, a New Study Says

As if you needed another reason to abandon your sweet tooth once and for all, here’s one more: Not only does sugar take a serious toll on your …

Cancer

'Sugar tax' works at Jamie Oliver's restaurants

But are people buying fewer sweet drinks just because they cost more?<p>A year before the U.K. announced it would place a tax on sugary drinks starting …

Jamie Oliver

Lawsuit accuses diet soda makers of misleading consumers

A class action lawsuit is taking the soft drink industry to task for its use of the word "diet."<p>The suit was filed against the Pepsi-Cola company, …

Weight Loss

A Sugar Tax Is Not Enough

From Mexico to the United Kingdom, governments use taxation to influence social behavior, including curbing sugar consumption. South Africa is the …

South Africa

Does Sugar Really Cause Cancer? We Explain

Sugar, specifically refined processed sugar, has always been something you should enjoy sparingly. But, increasingly, there’s a campaign against sugar as a public health menace. And now there are claims that it may be linked to cancer. So what’s the science? And what’s the healthy thing to</b> …

These diet sodas are actually making people fat: suit

Three soda makers are being sued because their diet drinks allegedly make people fat.<p>Six soft drink lovers, each of whom has struggled with obesity, …

Lifestyle

Report: Chocolate Industry Paid For Research Showing That Chocolate Is Healthy

Chocolate isn’t just delicious (although it definitely is); according to some studies out there, it’s good for your health, too. But as you’ve …

Consumer News

The Simplest Ways to Cut Unnecessary Sugar From Your Diet

Five easy hacks to help you eliminate all the added sugars we don't mean to be eating.

Eating

Nutritionists Rank Halloween Candy from Better to Worst

Some Halloween treats are trickier than others when it comes to sugar and calories. Here's a better way to dip into your kids' candy stash.<p>Now that you know how to snack on Halloween candy wisely, it’s time to figure out what you should have. Along with our experts, we’ve sized up the nutritional …

Health

Sparkling fruit drinks as bad for your teeth as Coca-Cola

Most of us will choose sparkling fruit drinks as a healthier beverage option over a fizzy drink.<p>So it’s hard to believe Ribena and Lipton Iced Tea …

Australian News

The Dangers of Sugar and Why It's So Addicting

Sugar is an addiction we need to rid ourselves of ASAP.<p>October 18, 2017<p>Ever since I was young, it felt like my parents, teachers, and relatives were …

Nutrition

Herbs to Stop Sugar Cravings | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

If you eat like the average American, by this end of this week you will have consumed 3 pounds of sugar, according to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. Reports by Yale University and Princeton University have linked sugar cravings to neurotransmitter levels. Cravings for …

Herbs

What Is Cranberry Sauce? What's Really in the Canned Stuff

What Is Cranberry Sauce? This Is What's Really in the Canned Stuff<p>You might want to reconsider this Thanksgiving classic.<p>October 18, 2017<p>Cranberry …

Thanksgiving

The race for the newest sweetener heats up - MarketWatch

<b>Food makers are racing to find acceptable alternatives to sugar. But it’s hard to replace a taste that so many Americans have grown to …

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Lafayette bars restaurants from putting sugary drinks on children’s menus

Lafayette’s City Council approved a measure barring local restaurants from advertising “sugar drinks” on children’s menus Tuesday night.Jeremy …

Denver

How Many Diabetes Dollars Is Halloween Costing Us?

If a child ate one package of Starburst Fruit Chews each day as a direct result of Halloween, that could increase his or her risk of diabetes by as …

Personal Finance

A dentist reveals 8 foods and drinks that are worse for your teeth than candy

We've had it drilled into our heads since we were kids: If you eat too much candy, you will have a mouth full of cavities the next time you go to the dentist. It turns out that's not quite true.<p>We spoke to Dr. Mark Burhenne of AsktheDentist.com to learn the truth about what causes cavities and …

Nutrition

How to break carb cravings, once and for all

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.<p>The truth is, despite the popularity of …

Nutrition

Fatty liver disease fastest-growing reason for transplants in young U.S. adults

(Reuters Health) - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its more aggressive form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, have become the fastest-growing reasons for liver transplants in young Americans, according to a recent study.<p>Typically, older adults experience the slow progression of fatty liver …

Medicine

Jillian Michaels reveals the key to keeping weight off after losing it

For those who <i>do</i> manage to shed pounds however, the battle often continues when trying to keep the lost weight off.<p>We spoke to Jillian Michaels, …

Diets

A New Study Corroborates the Dangerous Link Between Sugar & Cancer

We all know we're not supposed to eat too much sugar. It's bad for our teeth, say our dentist. It's bad for our waistlines and our hearts, say our …

Cancer

Sugary drink sales plummeted after price increase, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> From Colombia to South Africa, France to India, governments around the globe are exploring whether taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages might curb obesity rates. Do these fines actually work to prevent people from choosing sweet drinks?<p>Adding a small fee to the price tag of sugar-sweetened …

Health

Here’s where sugar is hiding in your favorite foods

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that by 2030, 42 percent of the population of the United States will be obese.<p>Some …

Pepsi

Obesity rates skyrocketing, and health experts say it's time to change how we're dealing with the problem

News (U.S.)

Diet soda isn’t good for you: Why this doctor is swearing them off - MarketWatch

<b>I used to pound down diet drinks. Low-calorie had to be good, right? It was an invitation to enjoy as much as I wanted, guilt-free. Diet soda was a</b> …

Weight Loss

Why the pursuit of pleasure is making us sad

Dr Robert Lustig says corporations are only too happy to increase our appetite for things that feed our dopamine-based pleasure and reward system - …

New Zealand News

This Popular Sugar Substitute Can Actually Help Prevent Metabolic Syndrome

Ever heard of stevia? It’s a plant-based sweetener that’s a popular alternative to sugar for people who are counting their calories. Stevia comes …

Metabolism