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Sugar and Obesity

We Already Know Kids Eat Too Much Sugar, So Why Aren't More of Us 'Fed Up'?

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 07.16.2014 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

The idea that a calorie is a calorie, that everybody should just eat less and exercise more and that if you're overweight it's simply a matter of willpower -- all the stuff we've all come to accept as medial fact over the last few years -- is thrown out by the panel of experts in Fed Up.

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.

Sugar and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Not Such a Sweet Deal

Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS

We are in the midst of an obesity crisis in this country, and I'm convinced high fructose corn syrup is a major culprit.