By Peter Sergo | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 13:20
A study found that almost two-thirds of the world's obese and overweight population reside in poorer countries. Researchers blame a global shift in diet that includes more meat, sugar, and fat.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 16:11
A diet high in fat and sugar may lead to cognitive impairments in as little as one week.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 16:21
Taking in artificial sweeteners, instead of sugar, only forces us to consume more calories later in the day.
By John Ericson | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 22:13
Sugar is dangerous and should be regulated as an addictive substance, a Dutch health official argues.
By Anthony Rivas | Sat, 08/10/2013 - 16:25
Although a soda tax would be well-intentioned, it might prove useless if it forces poorer families to just choose other — just as unhealthy — options.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/10/2013 - 13:18
A new study shows that even one artificially-sweetened beverage per day is enough to significantly increase the risk for a number of health problems.
By Samantha Olson | Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:50
Sugar can cause stress, weight gain, addictive tendencies, and now wrinkles and sagging — so why not cut it out of your diet?
By Matthew Mientka | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 17:24
Scientific study of nutritional sweeteners, such as those added to sodas and fruit juices, has been hampered by an inaccuracy in measuring sugar intake. Until now.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 20:18
Hope for a healthier future is on the horizon, as people generally eat fewer sugar-laden than years past. But in an attempt to eat less sugar, parents and kids
By Christie Rizk | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 13:21
A new independent lab report shows some bottled green teas contain very few antioxidants, and some loose-leaf green teas have lead.
By Christie Rizk | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 12:27
A new study funded by the National Confectioners Association claims frequent candy consumption isn't linked to obesity or heart problems.
By Amber Moore | Thu, 11/08/2012 - 10:45
According to a new study, gargling sugar water can boost a person's self-control.