Articles About Sugar

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    MAY 06, 2022

    Ask a doctor: Is juicing healthy?

    In recent years, there’s been a growing interest in cold-pressed juicing. Many people see it as a quick way to eat healthy — getting their vegetables and fruits in just one drink. Juicing has become so popular that its market size is expected to grow to over $1 billion globally.* That’s a lot of green juice. But is juicing the healthy eating option it’s made out to be? Sean Hashmi, MD, physician and regional director of weight management and clinical nutrition for Kaiser Permanente Southern California shares why juicing isn’t always the best healthy eating choice. ... Read More >

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    JUN 15, 2021

    Are fruit-flavored sparkling waters bad for you?

    People can’t seem to get enough of sparkling water these days. In fact, it exploded into a $29 billion global industry in 2020.1 With no calories or sweeteners, bubbly drinks may seem like healthy no-brainers. But are these sparkling waters actually good for you? ... Read More >

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    APR 14, 2021

    Simple ways to make your coffee healthier

    From that first cup in the morning to the occasional afternoon treat, coffee is a beloved and popular drink. In fact, Americans now drink more coffee than ever. Coffee consumption is up by 5% since 2015 — and 62% of Americans drink coffee every day.1 Its popularity has even spilled into internet culture with the trendy saying, “But first, coffee.” ... Read More >

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    SEP 04, 2020

    5 foods with a surprising amount of sugar

    One great way to eat healthier is to consume less sugar — especially added sugars, which are added to foods and drinks during processing and preparation. Consuming too much added sugar can lead to health issues, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. ... Read More >

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    JAN 30, 2020

    Sugar vs. sweeteners: Why less is always best

    Sweet treats and sugary drinks seem to surround us. Even many of our favorite fruits are high in sugar — mangoes and grapes being among the highest.1 But the problem is when people consume too much sugar, it can increase their risk of health problems like weight gain, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and dental cavities.2 Plus, a recent study showed that consuming artificially sweetened soft drinks can lead to a higher risk of stroke and dementia.3 So where do we begin when deciding what to do about all the sweet stuff? The first step is understanding the different kinds of sugar. ... Read More >

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    SEP 17, 2019

    Manage your sugar cravings in 3 steps

    Some days it feels like sugary temptations are everywhere — a co-worker brings donuts into the office, you’re offered a slice of birthday cake, or your lunch comes with a free soda. But too much sugar can take a toll on your body. It can increase your risk of weight gain, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.1 ... Read More >

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    JUN 10, 2016

    Fight food addiction: How processed foods cause overeating

    Have you noticed that some foods are almost impossible to resist? ... Read More >

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    FEB 17, 2016

    Ditch these 3 drinks for healthier alternatives

    What not to drink ... Read More >


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    APR 07, 2015

    Hooked on sweets?

    If you’re hooked on sugar and artificial sweeteners, then you’ve got plenty of company. But we have a challenge for you. ... Read More >

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