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New US Diet Guidelines Opt Against Sugar Cut Advice

(CNN) - If you overdid it this year on the Christmas cookies and the holiday drinks, not to worry. The US Department of Agriculture decided not to cut sugar and alcohol intake recommendations for the next few years. The…

Is Sugar Linked to ADHD

In Your Health Minute, New research suggests sugar may play a role in ADHD, bi-polar disorder and aggressive behaviors. Scientists from the University of Colorado found fructose…

Group Wants Artificial Sweeteners Added To Labels

(CNN) The sugar industry wants food and beverage makers to be more transparent about their use of artificial sweeteners. The Sugar Association is asking the Food and Drug Administration to require more detailed information about them on packaging. Among…

Coke Targeted Teens, Said Sugary Drinks Are Healthy

(CNN) - Coca-Cola is facing criticism for trying to convince teenagers and moms that its sugary drinks are healthy. That's according to research by the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. The journal analyzed internal documents from…

Holiday Drinks Loaded With Sugar

(CNN) - Let's be honest, you probably know festive holiday drinks aren't healthy. Right? But do you know just how loaded with sugar they really are? A British survey conducted by a group concerned about the harmful effects of…

Study:Link Between Sugary Drinks And Cancer

(CNN) - Just a small glass of juice or soda a day can increase your overall risk for cancer by nearly 20%. That's according to a new study published Wednesday in the medical journal BMJ. The research looked at…

Study: Fruit Juice Linked To Risk Of Early Death

(CNN) - Everyone knows drinking too much sugary soda isn't good for you, but don't reach for a bottle of juice instead. A new study says even though the sugar in fruit juice occurs naturally; it's just as bad…

Halloween Candy: Go Nuts!

(NBC News) Halloween is all about one thing: Candy! It's also the time of year some dentists dread because of the lasting impact all that sugar may have on our children's teeth. The…

Unhealthy Eating At Work

  There's nothing better on a long work day ... than free food! But those *small* treats... can add up to…

Choosing the Right Peanut Butter

(KPRC) Peanut butter, or any nut butter, is a staple on most meal plans. Nut butters are a good source of healthy, monounsaturated fat, protein, potassium and vitamin E. However, some are hiding ingredients that are…