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These Yogurts Have More Sugar Than A Twinkie

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living

We all like to think of yogurt as a healthy breakfast, but as it turns out, many of the most popular yogurt brands have more sugar than a junk food yo...

Fed Up Spotlights the American Sugar Epidemic

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 07.25.2014 | Entertainment
Dr. Reese Halter

Fed Up is an excellent documentary; it's the latest in shocking truths about our food in America from Atlas Films with producers Katie Couric, Laurie David, Heather Reisman, Regina Kulik Scully and Michael Walrath, directed by Stephanie Soechtig.

Why Is the U.S. So Fat? Katie Couric Documentary Fed Up Seeks to Explain

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

The U.S. government plays both sides of the obesity street -- admonishing people to eat right while pushing the foods that make them fat -- because of the USDA's double mission of protecting the nation's health and protecting the health of the nation's farmers.

Making Sugar In Costa Rica's Mountains

Peter Greenberg | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

Located high up in the mountains is a little village called Santa Juana. Here, you can participate in an ancient tradition of turning sugar cane into pure sugar.

What To Do When You Crave Sugar, From Jenna Wolfe (VIDEO)

Posted 05.21.2014 | MarloThomas

Although we all struggle with that stubborn sweet tooth after a meal, Weekend Today Show News Anchor and Personal Trainer Jenna Wolfe shared a few hea...

Cereal Offenders: EWG Exposes Excessive Sugar In Children's Cereals

Chris Hunt | Posted 05.21.2014 | Green
Chris Hunt

The deplorable state of the children's cereal landscape ultimately reflects many of the fundamental flaws of our industrial food system.

Sorry, But There's No Such Thing As A 'Healthy' Sugar

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living

Infographic designed by Noelle Campbell We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but we feel the need to clarify a common misconception: There's ...

How Wholesome Is New York's Official State Snack?

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

Proclaiming yogurt as an official state snack is a terribly misguided proposal since the majority of yogurt on the market today is full of added sugars. The saddest part is those yogurts marketed to kids tend to have the most added sugars.

Face Cancer

Bill Couzens | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

In the fight to figure out how to reduce incidences of cancer, we must not lose sight of people's humanity and their contributions to the world. We must not let cancer steal our headlines.

Life After Gluten and Swedish Fish

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 07.15.2014 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

By the time I made it to the kitchen, three chocolate chip cookies were making their way into my blood stream. Two more teaspoons of sugar disguised as cookies magically appeared in my hands when I sat back into the driver's seat.

Is the Elimination of Sugar the Cure to the Health Problems of the Nation?

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

While reading recent headlines encouraging people to eliminate sugar from their diets, I thought, "Here we go again!" When it comes to the topic of o...

The 5 Most Sugary Cereals

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.15.2014 | Healthy Living

When it comes to cereal choices for kids, we might as well be feeding them dessert. The Environmental Working Group, a public health nonprofit orga...

Why All of Us Should Be Fed Up

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

What does it mean when the Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents the world's packaged food and drink industry, puts out a defensive press release about a documentary before it is released? I'd say it means they are scared, and, after viewing the new film Fed Up, I can understand why.

Are You Fed Up? You Will Be Soon

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

There's a new documentary out that aims to prove that "everything we've been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong." Tha...

7 Food Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Health

Elizabeth Rider | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Rider

Healthy eating is a hot topic these days, and specific diet regimens are even hotter. But the truth is that that isn't one right way for everyone. Period. What's working for your best friend may or may not work for you.

Fed Up: Sugar and the Thing About Skinny-Fat People, Even You Model Types

Elizabeth Gates | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gates

These days, the conversation is moving away from blaming "fat" people for abusing food and refocusing on the way food is made. The entire country has been on a sugar high for most of our lives, and the body needs a break.

ReThink Review: Fed Up -- It's the Sugar, Stupid

Jonathan Kim | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Fed Up, which is executive produced and narrated by Katie Couric, begins much like a horror movie, as a montage of TV news anchors breathlessly describe a lethal affliction infecting millions of Americans across the country, sowing illness and death for increasing numbers of men, women, and children.

What's Worse For Your Brain: Sugar Or Cocaine?

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Think cocaine is bad for your brain? Then you might want to change the way you think about sugar. Eating high-sugar foods lights up your brain on an M...

What Causes Obesity? Top Cardiology Journal Spreads Confusion

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

There doesn't seem to be any way around the latest inconvenient truth. Sugar kills. We need to drastically decrease consumption.

FED UP: Cook or Be Cooked

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

This is the movie we have been waiting for. It will change how we think and act forever about this problem. It is a powerful indictment of how the food industry hooks us on addictive processed foods laden with hidden sugars.

Fed Up -- Don't Be Taking Sugar from A Stranger

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Taste
Corinna Clendenen

Since fat was condemned as an ingredient thirty years ago, the food industry has removed the fat and replaced it with sugar, the main culprit in the film

10 Foods You'd Never Guess Have Added Sugar

Elle Penner | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Elle Penner

When it comes to sugar, cupcakes and cookies are obvious diet derailers. The real saboteurs of healthy eating however are sneaky sources of the sweet stuff, which in a day of meals and snacks can add up to serious trouble -- especially if you're among the 25.8 million Americans who suffer from diabetes.

WATCH: 'The Food Industry Hijacked Our Kitchens'

Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Klein Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D., thought Betty Crocker was real. But Betty Crocker and other convenience food products instead symbolize th...

America's Sugar Addiction Threatens Our Identity

Henry M. Zunino | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Henry M. Zunino

If we continue to allow the taste of our food to be homogenized through the use of added sugar, we will not only rob ourselves and future generations of a vast and diverse culinary tradition, but an integral part of our human experience.

The Only Matzo Toffee Recipe You'll Ever Need

Spoon University | Posted 04.15.2014 | Taste
Spoon University

You'll find that with a jar of matzo toffee on the table, it disappears more quickly than you would have imagined.