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Is Sugar Toxic? What Latest Research Says

| Ferris Jabr | Posted 07.16.2013 | Science

Our very first experience of exceptional sweetness—a dollop of buttercream frosting on a parent’s finger; a spoonful of strawberry ice cream inste...

Has Health News Become Sensationalized?

Dr. Pamela Peeke | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Pamela Peeke

I admit, I always check the customized Google alerts that are delivered right to my handheld device. But we all need to take a step back, especially when looking at the latest health news.

The Politics Of Sugar

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

If there are multiple contenders for the single nutrient that is public health enemy #1, the logical conclusion is that none is.

Kosher Coke Is Almost the Real Thing

Mark Strausman | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home
Mark Strausman

I would feel special that Coke would make a special beverage just for my people, but unfortunately this all comes down to money.

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...

Navigating the Business of Sugar

Derek Beres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Derek Beres

Sugar need not be the devil in the food industry; there is a good reason our bodies crave it. But when we saturate ourselves with anything, physically or mentally, we become dependent on it.

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.

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.