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Stevia vs. Sugar
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Stevia vs. Sugar

Life is always a little bit sweeter when sugar is involved. Gone are the days when white sugar is the only pick—alternative sweeteners have become ...

Sugar Swap: 5 Healthy Alternatives to Cane Sugar
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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 ...

What Is High-Fructose Corn Syrup?
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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 ...

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

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

Are Sugar Alternatives Healthier? Here’s a Breakdown
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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 ...

More Proof That The Western Diet Is A Global Problem
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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 ...

Boo! These Halloween Candy Ingredients Are a Fright
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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 ...

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

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

How to Kick Your Sugar Habit In Just 3 Days
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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 ...

The FDA’s Latest Game-Changer: Labeling Added Sugar
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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 ...