Blood Sugar Blues

Sugar & Salt: Salt Intake Can Affect Sugar Intake, Study Says

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Note from Connie: A fascinating study comes from the U.K. that draws a connection between salt intake and sugar intake. Jennifer Moore brings you details. If young kids and adolescents cut their salt intake, they’d also lower the amount of sugar-sweetened sodas they drink, a team of researchers based at St. George’s, University of London […]

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Organizations Kick Off “Global Dump Soda” Campaign

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Note from Connie: Now this is absolutely fascinating news. Wow! Check out this revolutionary proposal to squash the marketing of soda and other sugary drinks. Jennifer Moore gives you the details. Alarmed by the worldwide increase in childhood obesity, the Center for Science in the Public Interest and the International Association of Consumer Food Organizations […]

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High Fructose Corn Syrup-Sweetened Sodas Contain Compounds that May Raise Risk of Diabetes

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Note from Connie: It seems like every couple of months (at least) we keep learning about more alarming news and new research studies relating to the potential dangers of the ubiquitous sweetener high fructose corn syrup. Now Jennifer Moore updates us about a study from Rutgers University. Rutgers University food scientist Chi-Tang Ho, Ph.D. took […]

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Obesity: Americans Just Keep Getting Fatter

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Note from Connie: Americans are continuing to grow fatter, but of course, that’s no surprise to you. But now we have some frightening conclusions in the fourth annual F as in Fat: How Obesity Policies are Failing in America, 2007 report from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH). Indeed, this exhaustive study shows that Americans […]

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Deep Fried Coca-Cola? Yuck! You’ve Got to Be Kidding!

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What is our SUGAR SHOCK! nation coming to? A couple of times recently, a TV piece (which I saw while en route in a New York City taxicab) spotlighted this horrifying, artery-clogging, inflammation-triggering concoction that is actually landing in the bellies of some Americans at health fairs around the country. Goodness grief: These fans of […]