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Education and Credible Science Are Keys to Fighting Obesity

James Rippe, M.D. | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
James Rippe, M.D.

While I agree with the Sugar Association's Dr. Charles Baker in his recent blog that we should approach the obesity epidemic armed with knowledge, it appears the only thing the Sugar Association wants to do is exonerate its product and cast blame on other sweeteners.

How to Determine the Best Alternative Natural Sweetener

JJ Virgin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

I looked at the science behind four of these popular sweeteners to determine which ones you can safely incorporate into your diet and which ones need to go the way of those nasty artificial sweeteners.

Aspartame Pathway

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Coca-Cola notes that "when aspartame is digested, the body breaks it down into aspartic acid, phenylalanine and methanol" -- and it is methanol that is one of the root problems with aspartame.

Can Stevia Solve Our Obsession With Sweetness?

Pooja R. Mottl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pooja R. Mottl

As obesity continues to top news stories and consumers become more conscious about the source of our food, these two ideas seem to be a marketing dream scenario: a miracle ingredient!

Sweet Surprise

Christiana Wyly | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiana Wyly

What are we starving for? We are addicted to corn like we are addicted to sugar like we are addicted to oil. It's the cheap oil that enables the production of the cheap corn in the first place.