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Sweet Cornageddon

Donald Carr | Posted 07.08.2015 | Green
Donald Carr

The modern farm lobby has many similarities with the Republican Party like denying climate change and calling for the repeal of Obamacare in policy books. Until today...

Five Mid-Life Fantasies to Dream On About

Joey Hoffman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Parents
Joey Hoffman

Kate Hudson gave me her hand-me-downs. Or so it seems. My closet contains a half-dozen tops--size fours --though I haven't worn that size in a decade. One day I will wear it all, after I find my gym membership card.

Sugary Beverages Are Killing Us All

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Here’s today’s not-at-all-shocking-but-still-soul-crushing news: Sugary drinks kill 180,000 people per year. The high-fructose-laced find...

Lessons in Change: The Mexico Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 07.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Y. Lee

In this age of instant gratification and social media get-rich quick stories, it may be easy to forget that truly substantial changes rarely happen overnight and instead are the result of concerted efforts over time.

8 Simple Ways To Eat Less Sugar

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eating too much sugar is bad for your health. You've heard it before. Excessive consumption can increase your risk for obesity, heart disease and a ho...

Nutrients, Nutritionism, and Historical Nuttiness

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Recommending for the intake of nuts, but against the fat content of nuts, was always just plain nutty. Failure to learn from the follies of our nutritional history would be even more so.

6 Tips for a Summertime Sugar Detox

Dr. Doni Wilson | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Doni Wilson

I am pleased to help decode how sugar impacts your health and vitality, and offer quick and easy steps to reducing sugar intake for a summertime detox that will leave you feeling strong, energetic, and balanced.

These Cocktails Have More Sugar Than A Reese's Peanut Butter Cup

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 06.15.2015 | Taste

There's no wrong way to eat a Reese's peanut butter cup, except maybe when you eat them six at a time. That's a lot of sugar to consume at once -- 63 ...

A Superior Kind of Food

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

Within the last month, the KIND snack company, received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At issue was the "health...

Sugar, Where Are You Hiding?

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Bruce Y. Lee

Do fashion labels matter to you? Would you recognize the difference between a Rolex and a Relax watch? Do you pay as much attention to food labels? Take a closer look at the sugar content in the labels of foods that you eat. You may be quite surprised.

The Secret Names for Sugar You Need to Know

PureWow | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living
PureWow

You're a health-conscious person. You know that sugar is harmful in large quantities but OK in moderation. You also know that includes less-obvious so...

The War on Sugar and How We Can Win It

Jose Aristimuno | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
Jose Aristimuno

Today, nearly 70% of American adults are either overweight or obese. For decades, Washington has been focusing on fighting the obesity epidemic without properly picking the right battles.

Your Ketchup Addiction Is Basically A Sugar Addiction

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Almost everything tastes better with ketchup. For some, fried foods and the like are mere vessels to transport the delight that is ketchup from pla...

Food Revolution: Think Outside the (Lunch) Box

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

If we can have nut-free schools, we can have junk-free schools. Our nation's schools should be places committed to nurturing bodies and minds, and not teaching lessons destructive to building strong and healthy children.

Driving Your Life: The Shifting Paradigm in Modern Healthcare

Morena Duwe | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Morena Duwe

Raquel Baldelomar at her home in Santa Monica Like the Age of Enlightenment where intellect flourished, we have entered an Age of Awareness. With...

The Next Big Dessert Trend Is Actually Better For Your Health

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.07.2015 | Taste

Of all the trends in the dessert world, "low sugar" doesn't sound particularly sexy. But according to some of the country's leading pastry chefs, ...

Uncovering a Dirty Little Secret: Sugar Is Everywhere

Emily Luchetti | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Emily Luchetti

By now we all know that Americans consume more sugar than we should. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), every American consumes 3...

What 2 Weeks of Soda Can Do to Your Heart

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Sugary drinks are linked to obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes -- and the more soda people drink the more likely these outcomes....

A Beginner's Guide To Basic French Macarons

Jessica Kelly | Posted 04.23.2015 | Taste
Jessica Kelly

Fear not, beginner bakers! I think I've found a "go to" basic macaron recipe to help you get started.

Is It Food, or Is It Foodiness? Well, Let's Go Back to the Prairie, Yet Again, and Discuss It With Laura

Erica Wides | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Erica Wides

Who do I love to talk about the most, other than myself? Just take a guess. Correct. Laura. As in, Laura Ingalls Wilder! Only my imaginary best friend...

9 Sneaky Sources Of Sugar In Your Diet

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 04.11.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Sugar is not your friend. The average American eats between 150 and 170 pounds of refined sugars a year, according to...

Your Smoothie Bowl Is Probably Full Of Sugar, But It Doesn't Have To Be

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 04.17.2015 | Healthy Living

Obsessed with those pretty smoothie bowls blowing up your Instagram feed? Hey, we don't blame you -- but you might want to read this first. If ...

What's The Difference Between Sugar And High Fructose Corn Syrup?

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living

High fructose corn syrup has been a somewhat mysterious ingredient ever since the 1970s. It was introduced to the market at a time just as corn fa...

You're Eating Way More Sugar Than You Think

Refinery29 | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living

According to the American Heart Association, women should have no more than 6 teaspoons (25 g) of sugar per day, and men 9 teaspoons (37.5g). But, the...

The Number Of Kids Eating Fast Food Is Falling

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2015 | Business

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Between 2003 and 2010, the number of U.S. kids eating fast food on any given day went down, and th...