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Sugar Swap: 5 Healthy Alternatives to Cane Sugar

Sugar Swap: 5 Healthy Alternatives to Cane Sugar

Let’s analyze an all-too-familiar situation: It’s three o’clock in the afternoon and you can’t tell if you’re hungry or just burned out from a long day. You scour your desk for something sweet, whi...

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What Is High-Fructose Corn Syrup?

What Is High-Fructose Corn Syrup?

From pecan pie to homemade marshmallows, there’s a chance your favorite dessert recipe calls for corn syrup. This liquid sweetener is known for adding sheen to ganache, keeping caramel smooth, and ...

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Sugar, Salt, and Fat: Why We Just Can't Quit Junk Food

Sugar, Salt, and Fat: Why We Just Can't Quit Junk Food

Did you know that Coca Cola calls its most loyal fan base "heavy users?" If this somewhat derogatory term evokes images of kids strung out on sugar chugging a can of Coke, that exact scenario is ju...

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VIDEO: No Tricks, Just 6 Treats That Totally Crush Conventional Candy

VIDEO: No Tricks, Just 6 Treats That Totally Crush Conventional Candy

Oh, that sugar high—it's cast a euphoric spell over us since the first moment we tasted candy. But now that we're all grown up, we've learned that conventional candy isn't a treat at all—it's reall...

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Are Sugar Alternatives Healthier? Here's a Breakdown

Are Sugar Alternatives Healthier? Here's a Breakdown

Dropping a teaspoon or two of raw sugar into a morning cup of coffee is a healthier move than taking a spoonful of white sugar, right? Well, not exactly. Okay, coconut sugar then. Try again.

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More Proof That The Western Diet Is A Global Problem

More Proof That The Western Diet Is A Global Problem

Amid the glowing Shanghai signs advertising traditional hot noodles and dumplings, the mega-city’s residents are increasingly likely to see Colonel Sanders smiling down, beckoning them with his 11 ...

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Boo! These Halloween Candy Ingredients Are a Fright

Boo! These Halloween Candy Ingredients Are a Fright

Halloween, 1950: Children became ill after consuming candies with food coloring Orange No. 1, which became subsequently banned in the United States.

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Why Your Green Juice Might Be Just As Bad For You As a Candy Bar

Why Your Green Juice Might Be Just As Bad For You As a Candy Bar

Twee names, artisanal glass bottles, staggering prices—yep, juicing has gone mainstream.

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When It Comes to Marketing, Junk Food Companies Target Kids of Color

When It Comes to Marketing, Junk Food Companies Target Kids of Color

The data is staggering: For one in four adolescents of color, maintaining a healthy weight is a daily struggle. More than 25 percent of black or Latino boys aged six to 11 are obese, according to C...

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How to Kick Your Sugar Habit In Just 3 Days

How to Kick Your Sugar Habit In Just 3 Days

Mmm...donuts. When it comes to sugar, Homer Simpson is the everyman. His drooling reaction to donuts might as well be any of us at the grocery store, staring at racks of cupcakes, candies, and soda...

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The FDA's Latest Game-Changer: Labeling Added Sugar

The FDA's Latest Game-Changer: Labeling Added Sugar

Today, an inquisitive shopper wouldn’t be able to find the answer to this question on the back of any food label—but it may be one of the most important nutrition questions we ask.

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Trouble Stopping When You Snack? Science Finally Knows Why

Trouble Stopping When You Snack? Science Finally Knows Why

You never forget your first time. You tell yourself, "That won’t be me. I would never do that. I’m not that type of person." And then, before you know it...you are. You've become the  person that p...

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