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Sugar Consumption

Mika: A Voice for Common Sense

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 05.25.2014 | Media
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

We'd like to give a heartfelt salute to a hero of ours in the media world: Mika Brzezinski. Actually, she's a hero for two reasons. First, she's an ex...

Ah, Sugar Sugar

Renee Fisher | Posted 10.07.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane's definition of a perfect ménage-a-trois would be to have sex with Now Husband, while another man spoon feeds her coffee Haagen Dazs.

10 Things You Don't Know About Sugar (And What You Don't Know Could Hurt You)

Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D. | Posted 09.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D.

If you've ever said, "I'm completely addicted to sugar," you may actually be correct. A recent study showed that those who had genetic changes in a hormone called ghrelin consumed more sugar (and alcohol) than those that had no gene variation.

The Sweet Monster in the Supersized Cup

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 04.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Sugar -- especially in soft drinks -- should be placed in the same category as alcoholic beverages and cigarettes. I can hear the moans from Coca-Cola and Pepsi, but it is a fact that reducing the amount of sugar in sweetened drinks can make a huge difference.

Energy Bars That Are Just As Sugary As Candy

The Huffington Post | Lily Avnet | Posted 01.24.2013 | Healthy Living

When you’re feeling hungry at the end of the day, it’s easy to unwrap an energy bar. These bars have been formulated to provide a combination of f...

Sweet on Sweets: Scientists Investigate Addictive Properties of Sugar

Science Club For Girls | Posted 11.06.2012 | Teen
Science Club For Girls

Shedding light on the dangerous aspects of sugar through research and education will help address the issue of sugar as a national health risk.

Sugar Babies: The Rise Of 'Adult Onset' Diabetes In Children

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 07.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

What are you doing in your home, your family, in your schools and communities to end the attack on our children and our nation's future? We have the power to take back our health.

Save Lives, Tax Soda

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Wendy Gordon, pioneer in the green consumer movement Forty-five can be a sizeable number. Especially when it's the number of gal...

Hallelujah! Americans Are Laying Off The Sugar

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 09.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Despite the increases in childhood obesity in the United States, Americans are technically consuming less sugar than they did about a decade earlier, ...