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Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments July 13, 2016

Make healthier choices

U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks July 07, 2016

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

FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label May 20, 2016

Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers April 05, 2016

Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

Health Tip: Limit Your Child's Sugar Consumption April 01, 2016

Especially snacks

Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods March 10, 2016

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

1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDC February 25, 2016

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

Keeping Your Child's Teeth Healthy February 21, 2016

Oral health expert offers tips on preventing tooth decay

Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle January 14, 2016

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

Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat January 11, 2016

And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb Obesity January 07, 2016

Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

Mexico's Soda Tax Linked to Reduced Consumption January 07, 2016

American Heart Association says measure should improve rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease

Sugar-Free Sodas, Candy Can Still Damage Your Teeth November 30, 2015

But, researchers add that there are easy ways to prevent lasting harm

Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings November 05, 2015

Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure November 03, 2015

Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

Helping Your Diabetic Child Have a Safe Halloween October 30, 2015

Counting carbs and swapping treats help kids stick to treatment goals, expert says

Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study October 27, 2015

Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds September 28, 2015

Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet September 17, 2015

Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling July 24, 2015

Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity July 22, 2015

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study July 10, 2015

Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend June 19, 2015

They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study May 01, 2015

Drinking water, unsweetened tea or coffee instead lowered chances of blood sugar disease by 25 percent

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster April 03, 2015

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study March 30, 2015

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks March 10, 2015

Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study February 09, 2015

Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests January 28, 2015

Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study December 15, 2014

Research suggests that some children may be 'wired' to crave sweet foods

Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier? December 10, 2014

Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles' October 16, 2014

Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids March 17, 2014

Study also suggests that children's growth and development affect their choices

Health Tip: Baking With Less Sugar March 07, 2014

Don't be afraid to cut back

Health Tip: Cut Down on Sugar February 21, 2014

Watch how much you eat and drink

Food Price Hikes May Affect Those With Type 2 Diabetes February 14, 2014

USDA study finds glucose levels increase as produce, low-fat dairy become more costly

For a Sugar-Free Valentine's Day... February 14, 2014

Here are some alternative gifts for a loved one with diabetes

Added Sugar in Diet Tied to Death Risk From Heart Trouble February 03, 2014

Sugar can be 'hidden' in savory foods as well as desserts and soda, experts note

Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You More December 06, 2013

Following a healthy diet runs about $1.50 more a day than junk food, study finds

Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems November 08, 2013

Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

Halloween Treats Can Spook Kids' Teeth October 30, 2013

Dentists offer cavity-prevention tips

California Teens Drinking More Sugary Drinks: Report October 18, 2013

Daily consumption of soda, sports and energy drinks contributes to obesity crisis, experts warn

Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says October 07, 2013

Sugar-packed 'sports drinks' among products hawked in lucrative ad campaigns

Junk Food Makers Target Kids With Free Online Games, Study Says October 04, 2013

Experts call for regulation of 'advergames' while industry says it polices itself

Gel May Offer Simple Treatment for Newborns With Low Blood Sugar September 26, 2013

However, U.S. experts say inexpensive medication is promising but needs more research

Carbonation May Help Artificially Sweetened Soda 'Trick' the Brain September 20, 2013

Study unclear whether this helps or hinders people trying to lose weight

Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report September 11, 2013

Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

In Type 2 Diabetes, Gut May 'Taste' Sugar Differently August 28, 2013

Small study suggests people with condition absorb glucose more rapidly

Sweet Tooth May Foretell of Binge Drinking, Brain Scans Show July 12, 2013

Preference for alcohol, sugary water both show up in reward center; finding could aid future research

Did Extreme Cola Habit Cause Woman's Irregular Heartbeat? June 25, 2013

After years of drinking only soda, no water, her potassium levels dropped too low, report says

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