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Got Science? Coca-Cola's Disclosures Reveal Large-Scale Effort to Influence the Science on Sugar

Seth Shulman | Posted 10.16.2016 | Science
Seth Shulman

To fully appreciate how misguided such sponsorship is, it is worth reviewing what real, solid scientific research shows about the relation between soft drink consumption and the epidemic of obesity and diabetes now affecting children in the United States.

19 Ways to Give Up Sugar

Rodale Wellness | Posted 10.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

It's time to call sugar out for what it is: A heartbreaker, a big-tummy maker, and a health-food faker. We're not talking about the sugar that comes i...

Salt Gets An Unfair Shake, Public Health Feels The Pinch

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

2,300 mg of sodium is the upper level of intake recommended by existing Dietary Guidelines for Americans and by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. But are these recommendations actually justified? And will labeling appropriately focus consumer attention and improve public health?

Sugar and Saturated Fat: Feeding the Parasites of Science

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.01.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

But between us and that opportunity are the parasites of science who have no apparent interest in the weight of evidence, and instead feed selectively on studies depending on whether they endorse the opinion they've already decided is true.

12 Foods That Aren't Nearly As Healthy As You Think

Thrillist | Posted 09.22.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Alexandra Duron Credit: Flickr/looseends With all the mac & cheese and fried chicken in the world, going for lighter bites can be a struggle. T...

3 Sour Foods With Major Health Benefits

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 09.10.2015 | OWN

Let's face it: Our love for all things sweet and salty has caught up with us; health experts agree that most adults are consuming too much of both. Bu...

Fat Doesn't Necessarily Make You Fat, But This Does

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rider

The notion that fat makes you fat has dominated our culture and public policy for over five decades, but as nutrition science has evolved we finally now understand that dietary fat doesn't necessarily make you fat. In fact, good fats in the right amounts are vital to a healthy body.

Sugar, School and Your Child's Immunity

Irene Ross | Posted 09.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

School's back in session and your child has gone from two months of fresh air, regular exercise, relaxation and recreation to an indoor classroom packed with new kids to meet, coughs, sneezes, intense concentration, tests, and homework.

DIY Skin Care Using Items Found in Your Pantry

Sana Alam Cordeaux | Posted 09.02.2016 | Style
Sana Alam Cordeaux

Lavish skincare products needed for beautiful and radiant skin can be found right in your own home.

Are You Fed Up With Our Kids Getting Bigger and Sicker?

Aviva Goldfarb | Posted 09.02.2016 | Parents
Aviva Goldfarb

All my life I have struggled with sugar addiction. My parents kept a pretty low sugar home, but I would greedily grab candy from my grandparents' candy bowl and would covertly down powdered sugar by the spoonful from our pantry at home.

9 Healthy (and Tasty) Back-To-School Snack Recipes

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 08.31.2016 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

I know I'll be better at hitting the books (or pounding the keyboard) if I fuel my body with plenty of fiber, good fats, and vibrant veggies rather than packages of empty carbs.

This Is What Happens When You Eat 40 Teaspoons Of Sugar A Day

Well+GOOD | Posted 08.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Well+GOOD

Maybe the biggest recent revolution in the nutrition world has been the shift from thinking of fat as public enemy number one, to recognizing that sugar is the real culprit -- implicated in everything from chronic inflammation to high cholesterol.

The National Academy of Sugar

Marty Kaplan | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Marty Kaplan

It's hard enough to keep up with changing nutritional guidelines. But unless you're an expert, it's damn near impossible to tell the difference between independent research and research ginned up by trade groups and marketers.

Childhood Nutrition: 4 Strategies for Helping Your Kids Eat Better

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2016 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

As a father of three, the idea of children enduring any of this stuff is simply heartbreaking. But there is good news: As parents, we can prevent a lot of these problems simply by feeding our children whole, healthy foods.

20 Low-Sugar Protein Shake Recipes To Fuel Your Mornings

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Breakfast smoothies are terrifically tasty, but when you're not in control of the ingredients, they can also be packed with sugar. A saccharine blast ...

Eating A Southern Diet Might Raise Your Heart Attack Risk

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

It may be time to lay off the sweet tea: According to a new study, consumption of Southern-style foods and drinks could lead to greater heart attack r...

The Most Important Thing To Do When Changing Your Diet

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Should I Cut Out Everything To Be Healthy?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

What's Something Nutritious That Will Energize Me At Work?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

How To Battle Your Sugar Cravings While At A Restaurant

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Tips On How To Overcome A Sugar Addiction

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

If Sugar Is In Everything, What Am I Supposed To Eat?

Posted 08.12.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Is The Sugar In Fruit Healthy For Us?

Posted 08.11.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

Are Diet Sodas And Unsweetened Drinks Good For Us?

Posted 08.11.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...

What Is High Fructose Corn Syrup, And Why Is It Bad For Us?

Posted 08.10.2015 | Home

Sugar: it's in everything we eat, we love it, and it's absolutely killing us. Deaths from type 2 diabetes, obesity, and heart disease have all been li...