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The Sugar Biz Is at It Again 

The Sugar Biz Is at It Again 

Last week, the Sugar Association – an industry group – filed a petition with the FDA, asking them to “ensure all sugar content claims related to sugar and sugar substitutes are truthful and non-misleading.” To this end, they want every ingredient that...
The Foods You Combine Make a Difference

The Foods You Combine Make a Difference

A ham and egg sandwich with hash browns for breakfast. A sub and chips for lunch. Burger and fries for dinner. These kinds of processed meat and potato combos are a staple on the menus of nearly every fast food franchise and mom and pop deli around the country. Add in...
Getting Real About “Plant-Based Butter”

Getting Real About “Plant-Based Butter”

They can call it a commercial all they want, but some folks might call it a horror show:  And Little Cammie’s refusal to eat anything except buttered noodles is just the half of it. There’s also the fact that, despite the feel-good, nature-invoking label, this new...
It’s The Season For Sugar-Free Halloween Hijinks

It’s The Season For Sugar-Free Halloween Hijinks

Halloween can be a pretty scary time, especially if you have kids at home. It has nothing to do with terrifying clown masks, fake blood, or even the thorny question of how-old-is-too-old to trick-or-treat.   Nope. It’s that Sugar Season is here once again.  It’s easy...
Ultraprocessed Foods Can Undermine a Healthy Diet

Ultraprocessed Foods Can Undermine a Healthy Diet

It’s pretty basic: In today’s world, nutrition isn’t just about the stuff you eat and what’s in it, but also how that food has been made. In general, the more processed, the less real. The less real, the less healthful.  Now, new research from the National Institute...
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