Sugars

17 MARCH 2017

How This Ancient Drink Will Help You Give Up Sugar

The first step in transitioning away from sugary (and artificially sugary) drinks is to become cognizant of ingredients. Do you wake up in the morning and dump packets of sugar or sugar-free sweeteners into your coffee, sip on a soda for a little midday pick-me-up, or end the evening with a hot chocolate or a […]

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6 MARCH 2017

Foods With Hidden Sweet Spots

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.

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3 MARCH 2017

Why You Should Stop Drinking Soda for Good and How

The more soda you consume (regular or diet), the more hazardous your habit can become.

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27 JANUARY 2017

Sugar-Free Diets: Why You Should Ditch The Sweet Stuff

We all know that sugar causes health problems, weight gain and even premature ageing, but the idea of giving it up seems completely daunting.

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23 DECEMBER 2016

Why Sugar Is Just As Bad For Your Skin As It Is For Your Waistline

We all know sugar is bad for your waistline, but what about your skin?

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19 DECEMBER 2016

Top Sources of Added Sugar To Avoid

Eat less sugar if you want to live longer.

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7 NOVEMBER 2016

Does sugar fast-track the ageing process?

Sugar is in just about everything we eat, from natural sugars in foods like fruit and vegetables to added sugars in processed foods including soft drinks, cakes and biscuits. In America, sugar consumption has increased 40 per cent since the 1970s.

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31 OCTOBER 2016

Children Are Eating Too Much Sugar, but Halloween Is Not to Blame

Considering that recent reports estimate that the U.S. healthcare system spends approximately $1 trillion every year battling the effects of high sugar consumption, it would certainly be wise to find ways to minimize sugar intake year round.

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11 OCTOBER 2016

Why Liquid Sugar Is the Worst

Added sugar is unhealthy when consumed in excess. However, liquid sugar may be especially harmful. Research shows that getting sugar in liquid form is much worse than getting it from solid food. This is why high-sugar beverages like soda are among the worst things you can put into your body. What Is “Liquid Sugar”? Liquid […]

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23 SEPTEMBER 2016

Artificial sweetener research biased by industry money

Don’t believe what you read about the benefits of artificial sweeteners. That’s the message from University of Sydney researchers whose recent analysis shows widespread bias – and therefore inaccuracy – in industry-funded research into fake sugars. The review, published in the latest edition of PLOS ONE  journal, analysed 31 studies into artificial sweeteners between 1978 and […]

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