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Eliminate Sweetened Drinks, Cut Kids' Sugar Intake September 26, 2016

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

Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study September 13, 2016

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

Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens September 08, 2016

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

Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines September 03, 2016

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

No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids August 22, 2016

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

Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food? August 12, 2016

Hint: Not where you probably suspect

Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Beverages August 02, 2016

Suggestions to avoid needless sugar and calories

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

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