Sugar Health News

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11/22/2017
Sugar and Your Health

Researchers claim the sugar industry suppressed evidence of health risks of sucrose. Sugar industry denies claim.

11/21/2017
11/14/2017
11/2/2017
10/6/2017
Too Much Sugar Can Harm Livers of Even Healthy Men

Study found an unhealthy buildup of fat in the vital organ when men switched to high-sugar diet

8/4/2017
Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables?

Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

7/21/2017
Here's Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening

High-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

7/21/2017
Health Tip: Eat Less Sugar

Suggestions to lower your consumption

7/17/2017
Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity?

Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds

7/10/2017
Reset Your Taste Buds for Less Sugar

Artificial sweeteners aren't the answer

7/10/2017
Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later

2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds

7/10/2017
Sugary Beverages in Pregnancy

Cutting sugar-sweetened beverages during pregnancy may help stem childhood obesity, study finds.

6/13/2017
FDA Puts Brakes on Rule Requiring New 'Nutrition Facts' Label

Trump administration delays the Obama-era changes, and dietitians cry foul

5/4/2017
Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe

Cheaper access may sabotage worldwide fight against obesity

4/28/2017
Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop

Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choices

4/14/2017
Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes

Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

3/24/2017
Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home

Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

3/23/2017
Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

3/10/2017
Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep

Here's what sleep experts say

2/24/2017
The Brain Can Produce Its Own Sugar: Report

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes

1/27/2017
1/26/2017
Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early

Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

1/26/2017
Kids and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Nearly two out of three kids consume at least one sugar-sweetened beverage a day, according to CDC.

1/12/2017
Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars

Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

12/14/2016
11/23/2016
U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .

Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

11/17/2016
Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of Sugary Drinks

Soda sales fell 20 percent in Maryland county, study finds

11/10/2016
Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds

Diet sodas do not appear to pose the same danger, researcher says

11/10/2016
Sugary, Caffeinated Drinks Could Cost You Sleep

Researchers don't know if beverages keep you awake or lack of sleep prompts cravings

11/4/2016
Soft Drink Suppliers Try to Blunt the Blow of Soda Taxes

Distributors absorbed some of the extra cost, researchers say

10/21/2016
Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun

Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

10/21/2016
Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You?

A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

10/7/2016
Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study

Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

9/26/2016
Eliminate Sweetened Drinks, Cut Kids' Sugar Intake

Average U.S. child consumes about 80 grams daily, nutritionist says, putting health at risk

9/13/2016
Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

9/8/2016
Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens

Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study finds

9/3/2016
Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines

Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

8/22/2016
No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids

New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

8/12/2016
Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food?

Hint: Not where you probably suspect

8/2/2016
Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Beverages

Suggestions to avoid needless sugar and calories

7/13/2016
7/7/2016
U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks

Survey finds consumption dropped one-third in just 2 years, and more are drinking water

6/16/2016
Chocolate and Your Heart Health

Will cutting chocolate out of your diet lower your risk of heart disease?

5/20/2016
FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label

Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

4/5/2016
Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers

Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

4/1/2016
3/10/2016
Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods

They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

2/25/2016
1 in 3 Americans Drinks Soda, Other Sugary Drinks Daily: CDC

These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

2/21/2016
Keeping Your Child's Teeth Healthy

Oral health expert offers tips on preventing tooth decay

1/14/2016
Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle

Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales