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NO MORE THAN 6 TEASPOONS OF ADDED SUGAR PER DAY FOR KIDS, EXPERTS SAY

Children from the age of two to 18 should eat or drink no more than six teaspoons of added sugars daily, according to recommendations published Monday in an American Health Association journal. The recommended amount equates to 100 calories or 25 grams, falling in line with guidelines previously expressed by the World Health Organization and […]

MANY AMERICANS CONTINUE TO DRINK SUGARY BEVERAGES DAILY, CDC RESEARCH CONCLUDES

By Elizabeth Crawford, 02-Mar-2016 Fewer Americans are reaching for sugar sweetened beverages, but consumption remains high – prompting a call for more aggressive measures to further reduce ingestion, according to new research released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … read more

EXERCISE CAN’T SAVE US: OUR SUGAR INTAKE IS THE REAL CULPRIT, SAY EXPERTS

In a fascinating and scorching editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, three authors argue that the myth that exercise is the key to weight loss – and to health – is erroneous and pervasive, and that it must end. The evidence that diet matters more than exercise is now overwhelming, they write, and […]

SUGAR LOVE (A NOT SO SWEET STORY) ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

“SUGAR LOVE (A NOT SO SWEET STORY)” ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Check out National Geographic’s most recent article on Sugar. Wow! What a great job they’ve done going into detail about the effects (and side effects) of sugar on the human body. Check out The official images are outstanding These close-ups of sugar will scare you away […]