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Seven Essential Tips To Breaking Up With Sugar

Seven Essential Tips To Breaking Up With Sugar

As we come to the end of 2016, many of us start to look back – and reflect. The year has been defining – even redefining – in many ways. Politics, technology and culture have all seen major leaps and in some cases, hurdles. In public health, it’s been a big year for sugar. Global […]

Hidden Sugar Traps

Hidden Sugar Traps

Scaling back on our sugar intake is one of the most important steps in achieving a healthy lifestyle, but with so many sugars hiding in our every day foods, it’s becoming harder than ever to do. Did you know that Greek yogurt can contain up to 20 grams of sugar? Or that some salad dressings […]

How Much Sugar Is Actually In Your Food, From Pasta Sauce To Salad Dressing

How Much Sugar Is Actually In Your Food, From Pasta Sauce To Salad Dressing

You might assume sugar lurks mostly in foods like candy and doughnuts. But companies sneak sugar into all kinds of foods you’d never suspect, from beef jerky to good ol’ store-bought pasta sauce. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends consuming no more than about 50 grams of added sugar ― that is, the type of […]

Tax On Junk Food In Kerala Leaves Indians With A Bitter Taste

Tax On Junk Food In Kerala Leaves Indians With A Bitter Taste

Meera Pandey* remembers the day she tasted her first hamburger. It was about 10 years ago, in her hometown of Kochi, in the south Indian state of Kerala, at a new fast food restaurant. It tasted like nothing she’d ever eaten before. “I loved it,” she says. “It was so different.” Pandey loved burgers so […]