Soda Taxes Have Intended Effect in Philadelphia
The Philadelphia beverage excise tax increased the price of sugar-sweetened beverages and reduced the amount that were purchased in the city itself, but sales went up in adjacent zip codes, Read more
Is honey in coffee actually a healthier sweetener?
Everyone knows sugar is unhealthy, but what about putting honey in coffee? Do the health benefits outweigh the negatives? A registered dietitian weighs Read more on Well + Good
Diabetes Education Services Joy of Six Sugar Campaign
Create sugar awareness in your community. Limit added sugar to 6 teaspoons a day. Diabetes Education Services presents the sugar pledge. Source: Diabetes Education Services Joy of Six Sugar Read more
Study: Coca-Cola Doesn’t ‘Walk Its Talk’ on Research Independence
The Coca-Cola Company may be exerting undue influence over public health studies that it funds at universities and other institutions, according to an analysis published Tuesday in Read more
Study: Sugar-added labels could prevent 600,000 diabetes cases
Offering consumers more information about added sugar in food products could reduce the number of heart disease and diabetes diagnoses by hundreds of thousands, a new study says. Source: Read more
Drinking two or more sugary sodas or sports drinks a day linked with early death — especially in women
New research associates sugar-sweetened beverages with early mortality — but artificially-sweetened beverages are not much safer, especially for women. Source: Drinking two or more sugary Read more
The Evidence Points to a Low-Carbohydrate Diet
The mycme.com Case Clinic is a series of 3 integrated CME case studies focused on the assessment, diagnosis & therapy for different therapeutic Read more
In the Future, Your Food Will Be Sweetened With Protein
“Sugar kills more people than gunpowder every year, but scientists tend to only focus on the diseases it causes,” says biochemist Ilan Samish, who formed Amai Proteins two years ago. Read more
Simple Sugars Wipe Out Beneficial Gut Bugs
Fructose and sucrose can make it all the way to the colon, where they spell a sugary death sentence for beneficial bacteria. Source: Simple Sugars Wipe Out Beneficial Gut Read more
Blow to low carb diet as landmark study finds high fibre cuts heart disease risk
Review commissioned by WHO says fibre in ‘good’ carbohydrates such as wholegrain bread and oats has protective effect Source: Blow to low carb diet as landmark study finds high fibre cuts heart disease Read more
Simple Sugars Wipe Out Beneficial Gut Bugs
Fructose and sucrose can make it all the way to the colon, where they spell a sugary death sentence for beneficial bacteria. Karen Hopkin reports. Source: Simple Sugars Wipe Out Beneficial Read more
Kidney Disease Risk Tied to Sugar-Sweetened Drinks
People who drink lots of sugar-sweetened drinks may be putting themselves at a heightened risk for kidney disease, a new study suggests. Source: Kidney Disease Risk Tied to Sugar-Sweetened Read more on Health Day
Low carb? Low fat? What the latest dieting studies tell us
NEW YORK (AP) — Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you’re planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you’re sure to find a fierce debate online and Read more
Easy Ways to Count Carbs in Pizza and Other Combination Foods On-The-Go
Learn tricks for counting carbs in hard-to-guesstimate dishes, such as casseroles, salads, and pizza. Plus, find more carb-counting tips to help you stick to your diabetes meal plan. Read more
U.S. physicians urge FDA to bolster labeling on high-sugar foods
The American Medical Association (AMA) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ramp up labeling of high-sugar foods. Source: U.S. physicians urge FDA to bolster labeling on Read more
Soda Tax Backers Eye Cookies and Candy
Taxing sweet snacks such as cookies and candy could have a greater impact on public health than taxes on soda and other sugary drinks, according to a large study of consumer behavior in Read more
I cut back on sugar, and this is the best advice I can give you if you want to do the same
Cutting back on sugar is possible if you implement the right habits. Source: I cut back on sugar, and this is the best advice I can give you if you want to do the Read more