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Sugar Intake

This Is What a Day’s Worth of Sugar Looks Like

Emma Haak | Pam Masin | Posted 02.17.2017 | OWN

According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, no more than 10 percent of your total daily calories should come from added sugar. If you’re eati...

This Popular Candy-Maker Is Supporting Sugar Limits

Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living

The quest for a kinder, healthier food marketplace continues. This time, candy-maker Mars is getting in on the act, supporting a federal measure that ...

The Whole World Is Eating Too Much Sugar

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living

* Intake should be halved in Americas, W. Europe * Evidence shows sugar link to weight gain * Can of soda contains 10 te...

17-Year-Old and No Sugar?!

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 04.10.2015 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

On New Years Day, I overheard my mom mention something called the sugar challenge. The idea behind it is to not eat any extremely sugary foods or drinks along with no artificial sweeteners.

Fed Up -- Don't Be Taking Sugar from A Stranger

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Taste
Corinna Clendenen

Since fat was condemned as an ingredient thirty years ago, the food industry has removed the fat and replaced it with sugar, the main culprit in the film

Get Sugar Smart

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Anne Alexander, editorial director, Prevention Over the past couple of years, I have developed a food obsession. Not as in "I am obse...

Sweet Surprise: Guess Where Your Added Sugar Is Coming From?

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 07.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) just released the latest data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) on Americans' sugar consumption, and the results are quite surprising.  Here are some of the findings that really grabbed my attention.

Is Sugar Making the World Fat, Diabetic, and Hypertensive?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The new study in Public Health Nutrition reminds us that in developing countries, sugar intake continues to rise. Therefore, the developing world needs policies that limit added sugars, hopefully before the train leaves the station.