Big Sugar & Big Food News

General Mills Study Backs Cereal For Breakfast

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Girls who regularly ate breakfast, particularly cereal, were slimmer than those who skipped the morning meal, says a new study from Maryland Medical Research Institute scientists, who tracked 2,400 girls for a decade. Interesting conclusions. So the study — which was published in the September Journal of the American Dietetic Association — concludes that cereal […]

Diabetes Updates

Inhaled Insulin Approved

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A Food and Drug Administration panel recommended approving the first inhaled form of insulin (Exubera). They’re giving it the go-ahead despite questions about what how it might affect people with lung disease or those exposed to secondhand smoke. That makes me a bit nervous, because those and other concerns exist, too. However, in theory, studies […]

Blood Sugar Blues

Junk Food Pervasive at Most Schools

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Soda, candy, pizza and other nutrient-deprived snacks compete with nutritious meals in nine out of 10 schools, found a new survey from the U.S. General Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress. The GAO report discovered that 83 percent of elementary schools, 97 percent of middle schools, and 99 percent of high schoools offer these […]

Announcements

Had Fun Chatting This Morning on IRIE Radio

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I had a lot of fun and laughs this morning on the Bulldog and the Rude Awakening Show on IRIE Radio, based in Ocean City, Maryland. We chatted about actress Rachel McAdams and her horrendous maple syrup-drinking habit and about the nightmares of "SUGAR SHOCK!" CREDIT: GREGG DEGUIRE / WIREIMAGE Bulldog lived up to his […]

Announcements

Just Made A 2nd Donation. Join Me!

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Just made my second donation to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. Join me, please! These homeless, hungry, scared, frustrated, hope-sapped survivors need our help! See my previous post for links to a bunch of charities or use the American Red Cross link here or to your right. Please follow and like us:

Announcements

Where to Get Cool T-Shirts & More

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OK, I’ll tell you. You see, I’ve been deluged with questions from colleagues, friends and new blogging buddies about where I get these cool personalized mouse pads, mugs, tote bags, notebooks, and other fun products and inspiring wearables that I offer for sale on my SugarShock.com website. So, here’s the scoop: First off, it’s very […]