Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Fat, Sugar, Salt ... You’ve Been Thinking About Food All Wrong | WIRED

Scientists are asking tough questions about the health effects of ultra-processed diets. The answers are complicated—and surprising.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Why is it so hard to control our appetites? A doctor’s struggles with giving up sugar | Health & wellbeing | The G

The long read: We’ve become convinced that if we can eat more healthily, we will be morally better people. But where does this idea come from?

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How Sugar Affects the Brain, According to a Neuroscience Expert

Not surprisingly, you need sugar to function—but cravings are actually a result of too much.

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

4 Sugar Alternatives That Won’t Poison You

Sugar can be a problem. The sugar in our foods from highly-processed genetically modified corn is even worse. Fortunately, there are nutritious alternatives.

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Yogurts deceptively high in sugar, study finds

Most yogurts have deceptively high levels of sugar, with organic yogurts among the worst offenders, a new study warned.

Health & Fitness | Health

Pictures: What Too Much Sugar Does to Your Body

The bitter truth: How too much sugar can harm your physical and mental health.

Health & Fitness | Health

Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners

Low-calorie sweeteners have been around for decades now, and we’re finally at a point where we’ve studied them enough to understand roughly how they work and what effect they have on our bodies. But plenty of people still aren’t clear on the facts.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How This Special Fiber Fights Cancer In Dogs - Dogs Naturally Magazine

Not all sugar is bad for your dog. In this article, we reveal the one sugar that's actually good for your dog and how it can help stop cancer in its tracks.

Health & Fitness | Health

What Is Stevia? Facts & Health Effects

Stevia is a sugar substitute that comes from a plant, and has no calories. But is it good for health? Here's a look at what the research says about stevia.

News | The News

Was there ever really a “sugar conspiracy”? | Science

Over the past quarter-century, historical research has revealed how major industries from tobacco to lead to petroleum have meddled in science to conceal the hazards of their products. Drawing on secret industry documents, these studies have shown how spe

Health & Fitness | Health

Sugars and Sweeteners Quiz: Test Your Sugar Smarts

Test your sugar IQ with this WebMD quiz about different types of sugar and sweeteners.

Psychology | Psychology

7 Simple Ways to Break a Sugar Addiction

Is sugar your vice? Are you ready to start kicking this habit for good? If sugar is ruling your diet, then these tips will help you gain control over your food

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A popular sugar additive may have fueled the spread of not one but two superbugs

A widely used sugar additive called trehalose may have led to the emergence of two hyper-virulent strains of Clostridium difficile, better known as C. diff.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Is It OK to Eat Sugary Fruit?

Lately, it feels like we’re in the throes of sugar-phobia. And, to be fair, it’s not without good reason. The popular media, trusted health organizations (like the American Heart Association, World Health Organization and National Academy of Medicine)

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

8 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Sugar is delicious. Anyone who denies that is lying. But because life is unfair, sugar, especially in copious amounts, is really bad for your health. In fact, once you learn about all the ways sugar impacts your body, it’s difficult to look at it t

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Coca-Cola (KO) has quietly removed sugar from some of its sodas—and no one seems to care — Quartz

In hindsight, the corporate fuss over sugar was misplaced. For years, consumers have been angling for food companies to use less sugar in their manufactured goods for health reasons. For their part, companies have tinkered with reworking their recipes, bu

Health & Fitness | Health News

8 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Sugar is delicious. Anyone who denies that is lying. But because life is unfair, sugar, especially in copious amounts, is really bad for your health. In fact, once you learn about all the ways sugar impacts your body, it’s difficult to look at it t

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

The Sweets To Eat When You're Giving Up Refined Sugar

Craving sweets but don't want to eat sugar? Check out some of our no-sugar dessert recipes we can't seem to get enough of.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Break Your Sugar Addiction in 10 Days (Infographic)

Do you have a sweet tooth? Most of us will overindulge at times. But the more sugar we consume, the more we want. But the good news is that people can break the sugar addiction in 10 days. Here's how.

Recipes | Recipes

Snickerdoodle Skillet Biscuits - The Country Cook

Snickerdoodle Biscuits! What?! I think this is my new favorite sweet biscuit! It’s got a sweet, slightly crusty exterior and the softest, tender inside. I think this would be amazing for breakfast or dessert. Oh, and maybe some apple butter or pumpk

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Don't scapegoat Big Sugar. Lots of food producers profited from the demonization of fat

The recent revelation that Harvard scientists were paid off to downplay sugar’s harms in the 1960s shows how the food industry shockingly manipulated nutrition science for decades. Yet the news media has given the sugar industry too much credit. The rea

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7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Sugar

Here are 7 things that happen to your body when you eat too much sugar, and how to cut back.

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The Shady History of Big Sugar

Manipulating nutrition research was just one of many sneaky tactics.

Recipes | Recipes

Candied Cinnamon Sugar Pecans - melissassouthernstylekitchen.com

Candied Cinnamon Sugar Pecans - Candied cinnamon sugar pecans and nuts are usually thought of as a holiday treat.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

New Cancer Treatments

These four recent developments are all science, no hype.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Numbers don't lie: Sugar driving high obesity rates

The American Heart Association recommends 6 or less teaspoons of sugar per day for women, and 9 or less teaspoons for men, but the average consumption is 22 or more teaspoons daily.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Peering into the World of Pears

Apples tend to come to mind first when we think of fall fruit, thanks to orchards offering “pick your own” days, and hot apple cider, spiced cider donuts and other warm apple treats gracing restaurant menus and curbside food trucks. But apples aren’

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

The Lowdown on Glycemic Load

Glycemic load is a measurement of how many carbohydrates a food has and how it affects blood sugar. The lower the glycemic load, the better for your diet.

Food & Drink | Food

11 Foods You Didn?t Know Were Hurting the Planet

From composting to opting to ride our bikes to work, this planet is our home and we?ve got to treat it kindly. We try to do our part every day, but considering that we?re on the tail end of Earth Month (and especially if you missed Earth Day!), we thought

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10 Healthy-Sounding Foods With More Sugar Than Candy

It's like nothing but salad is sacred! Because most packaged foods contain some kind of added sugar, the sweet stuff is nearly impossible to avoid.

News | In the News

Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt Body's Blood Sugar Controls - NYTimes.com

New research in mice suggests artificial sweeteners may disrupt the ability to regulate blood sugar, causing changes in metabolism that can be a precursor to diabetes.