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I Gave Up Added Sugar For A Month And This Is What Happened

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.07.2017 | Healthy Living

In our monthly series, GIVING UP, newsroom staffers deprive themselves of a beloved habit and track how it went. In March, Lifestyle Editor Suzy Strut...

Want To Cut Down On Sugar? 3 Places To Start | Joann Pan | Posted 03.29.2017 | OWN

It turns out, after hitting an all-time high back in 1999, annual sugar consumption has been on a steady decline—down to 131 pounds per person as of...

This NBA Star Used To Eat 24 Candy Bars A Day. Here's How He Stopped.

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.24.2017 | Healthy Living

Dwight Howard battled a severe candy habit for around a decade, ESPN reported earlier this week. According to Dr. Cate Shanahan, the Lakers’ nutriti...

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...

What Effect Does Sugar Have on Our Brains?

Quora | Posted 02.07.2017 | Healthy Living

What does sugar do to our brains? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with ...

Seven Essential Tips To Breaking Up With Sugar

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 12.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Alessandro Demaio

As we come to the end of 2016, many of us start to look back – and reflect. The year has been defining – even redefining – in many ways. Politic...

All spice Christmas cake with vanilla cashew cream

Mira Manek | Posted 12.16.2016 | Taste
Mira Manek

Cosy, colourful decor is just as important as bringing those sweet spices to life in a Christmas cake, and this enticing cake does both! It is soft, m...

That May Not Be Aloe Vera You're Applying, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.23.2016 | Style

First, there were reports of wood pulp in grated cheese. And now, this. A new Bloomberg News report raises doubts about store-brand aloe vera after t...

Yes, There Is Such A Thing As A ‘Salt Tooth’ | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.16.2016 | Healthy Living

You’ve heard of a sweet tooth, but what about a salt tooth? Some people carry a gene that may give them more of a taste for salt, a new study finds....

Soda News: Election Results, Diabetes And The Art Of Misinformation

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 11.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Industry-sponsored studies create the feeling that soda's harmful effects are controversial, when in fact, pretty much all experts in the field and independent researchers claim otherwise.

The One Ingredient That's Worse Than Sugar | Emma Haak | Posted 11.08.2016 | OWN

The One to Avoid Between Now and 2018 The ingredient: Partially hydrogenated oils, otherwise known as trans fats What you should know: These types of ...

Should You Vote For A Soda Tax? Science Says Yes

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Several cities have soda tax proposals on the ballot Nov. 8., including San Francisco and Oakland, California and Boulder, Colorado. For those voting ...

Yes, It’s Possible To Have A ‘Sugar Hangover'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.02.2016 | Healthy Living

If you inhaled Halloween candy last night and feel less than your best this morning, you may be wondering: Are sugar hangovers a thing? Of course, the...

The 5-Second Trick To Stop A Sugar Craving | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 10.31.2016 | OWN

The trick is called the Salty Sweet Visualization Exercise, and here’s how Moalem describes it in the book: If you just can’t stop yourself from ...

The Diet for Clear, Acne-Free Skin

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 10.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Don't eat chocolate. That was the advice dispensed - unsolicited of course - to pimply teens in my time. Dermatologists disagreed. The chocolate acne ...

Trick Or Treat? A Dentist Ranks Your Favorite Halloween Candy

Andrew Swiatowicz | Posted 10.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Swiatowicz

You'll find my favorite Halloween decoration at the front desk of my dental practice: a bowl of candy labeled "free cavities." (Yes, I know, dentists are hilarious!)

Sweet Deals: Soda Companies Sponsor National Health And Medical Organizations

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 10.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Warning. If you already feel too cynical about life, don't read this story. It contains factual fodder for the claim that our nation's health agenda i...

Beware... Bowls Of Candy Are In Offices Everywhere!

Margaret Marshall | Posted 10.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Pay attention to your new habits and realize how walking past one bowl of candy strengthens you.

Sugar Tax Is Good Public Policy, Not 'Nanny Statism'

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
Alessandro Demaio

Since Mexico introduced a 10 percent “tax” on sugar-sweetened beverages in 2014, global political momentum for this form of fiscal policy has been...

How Much Sugar Is Actually In Your Food, From Pasta Sauce To Salad Dressing

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.12.2016 | Healthy Living

You might assume sugar lurks mostly in foods like candy and doughnuts. But companies sneak sugar into all kinds of foods you’d never suspect, from b...

The Ingredient That's Worse Than Sugar -- And 2 Others To Watch For | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 09.30.2016 | OWN

The One to Avoid Between Now and 2018 The ingredient: Partially hydrogenated oils, otherwise known as trans fats What you should know: These types of ...

Nutrition Experts Explain Why You Shouldn’t Quit Sugar

Jennifer Rollin | Posted 01.10.2017 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rollin

These days, sugar has become a prime target for nutritional fear mongering. People often proclaim the “dangers” of sugar with an almost religious ...

The Unnerving Way Scientists Rationalize Taking Big Soda’s Money

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living

The internet was outraged earlier this month after a new report revealed the sugar industry paid off Harvard research scientists in the 1960s. But at ...

Sugar and Heart Disease: The Sour Side of Industry-Funded Research

Healthline | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living

While there is a general agreement that sugar intake is bad for heart health, this was not always the case. In the 1960s, when deaths from heart dise...

Sugarcoating Diet Science: Seeking Simple Truth, Past The Frosting

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As recently reported in JAMA Internal Medicine, and subsequently just about every media outlet under the sun, the Sugar Research Foundation (SRF) app...