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Are Weight Loss And Common Sense At War?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

I am surprised, and even more so concerned, about how readily people with good common sense switch it off when it comes to weight control and the illusory promise of a quick fix.

Fructose: What Is It?

Linda Larrowe Bergersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Linda Larrowe Bergersen

Fructose is the natural sugar within all fruits and vegetables, and fructose is the dominant sugar in the extracted juice of any fruit. It's a good thing ... as long as it is accompanied by fiber, its natural partner.

Whoops: Corn Sugar Already Taken

Marion Nestle at the Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thanks to alert reader Glen for pointing out that the FDA already has a regulation for Corn Sugar in the Code of Federal Regulations, under food subst...

Fructose, Blood Pressure Link Found By American Researchers

msn.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Eating a lot of foods and drinks sweetened with fructose significantly raises a person's risk of having high blood pressure, U.S. researchers said Thu...

Cancer Cells Slurp Up Fructose, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all s...

Sugar Hits the News, Thanks to Dr. Lustig's YouTube Video and Nightline (VIDEO)

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

Sugar and its dangers are in the news again, thanks to ABC's popular show, Nightline, which, last night, aired a compelling story spotlighting sugar's role in the obesity crisis.

The New Policy Battlefield: All Eyes On Coca-Cola And Social Media PR

Martin Luz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Martin Luz

If you want to see how future national policy wars will be fought, keep your eye on Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association. Over the next few years sugar will become the new tobacco.

Debunking The Blue Agave Myth

Dr. Jonny Bowden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonny Bowden

Agave nectar syrup is a triumph of marketing over science.

Speak Out Against Ill-Advised Coke-Doctors Partnership

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

For a doctors' group to take a six-figure sum from Coke is like accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from Big Tobacco to create a physician-approved website claiming cigarettes are part of a healthy lifestyle.

French Women Don't Get Fat? It's the Sugar!

Pamela Newton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Pamela Newton

I have taken the research to a new level, and have turned my own body into a test case for theories about European vs. American diets.