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What Kinds Of Diseases Can You Get From Eating A Lot Of Sugar?

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...

Why Is Sugar Bad For Us, And Why Is It Everywhere?

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...

Avoid "Drowning In Sugar" With Nutrition Expert Cynthia Sass

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...

Coca-Cola Is Working Hard To Blame Obesity On Lack Of Exercise

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Coca-Cola is working hard to blame obesity on anything but a poor diet. According to The New York Times, the soda company donated heavily to a new non...

The Sugar In A Soda Can Also Make This Giant Lollipop

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living

You've probably heard that there's a tad too much sugar in juices, soft drinks and even coconut water. But do you know what they look like once the wa...

Is Sugar Making Us Sick?

Ayda Ersoy | Posted 08.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayda Ersoy

The good news is that when you start to eat less sugar your body will stop craving it. I suggest you don't try to change everything at once, just slowly add one good habit at a time and you'll notice that the bad habits go away.

3 Words That Can Trigger Cravings

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 08.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

These words strip away your choice and your power. You're an adult, so unless you have a serious food allergy, so you can have anything you want. You are simply making a choice.

Kellogg Announces Plans To Ditch Artificial Ingredients

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

Kellogg has plans to ditch artificial colors and flavors in its cereals and snack bars by the end of 2018, the 109-year-old company announced on Tuesd...

A Republican President and the Next War

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

Nearly all of the Republican presidential candidates have been vociferous in their hatred of the Iran deal, and if a majority Republican Congress is elected in 2016, the Iran deal will probably have a short life -- if it has one at all.

What You Should Really Choose Between Diet And Regular Soda

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.31.2015 | Healthy Living

Artificial sweeteners are linked with cancer, right? Turns out, it's not quite that cut and dry. Most of the research into the sweetener-cancer connec...

Sugary Drink Trick Helps Fight Obesity and Diabetes

Scott Alexander and Puck | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Scott Alexander and Puck

We all reach for sugary drinks from time to time. Some more than others. But who can blame us? They are discretionary calories that just taste so darn...

We're About To Know Just How Much Sugar We've Been Eating

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.28.2015 | Healthy Living

Big changes are coming to nutrition labels, if last week's proposal from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is turned into law. The agency is propo...

Got A Sugar Craving? Try Looking At A Photo Of A Cockroach

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living

Being subjected to subliminal photos of disgusting things like insects and wounds could help curb your junk food cravings, according to a small new st...

If You Bring Reusable Bags To The Grocery Store, You Might Buy More Junk Food

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Bringing your own bags to the supermarket? According to a new study, that's probably not as good for your diet as it is for the environment. The stud...

The Healthy Alternative To BBQ Sauce

OWN | Posted 07.16.2015 | OWN

You'd never think to sprinkle sugar on your chicken breast, but nutritionist LeeAnn Weintraub says that's exactly what we're doing when we baste our b...

Whole Foods Sued For Misleading Sugar Claims

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 07.10.2015 | Taste

Whole Foods is in trouble again. The supermarket chain, still reeling from the revelation that it had systematically overcharged customers for pac...

Eating in Echo Chambers

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

One thing is for sure: echoes make for a pernicious diet. There is greater opportunity for us all in the lasting, less aggressive truths that ride the prevailing winds, whispering beneath all of our competing noise. There are better meals out there, too.

Malnutrition Rates Are Up Worldwide. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Seventy percent of the world's population is expected to live in a city by 2050, according to a University Of Minnesota study. But with urbanization c...

Sweet Cornageddon

Donald Carr | Posted 06.30.2016 | 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 07.08.2016 | 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 07.01.2016 | 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 findings were...

Lessons in Change: The Mexico Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax

Bruce Y. Lee | Posted 07.01.2016 | 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 06.24.2016 | 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 06.17.2016 | 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.