It really works.
Sweet, sweet research.
Eating lots of sugar makes us fat. It also deadens sweet buds, fueling a vicious cycle.
Can this bitter myth just go away already?
Turns out “I’m hangry” is a legitimate excuse after all.
Do you like sweet yogurt? You might want to read this.
Graphic warnings work — text ones? Not so much.
Put the cake down, Karen. Have an apple instead.
Parents should add fresh fruits and vegetables to their kids’ diets instead.
Sugar is bad for you — and apparently, adding a sugar tax does wonders for your heath.
All about the world’s favorite sweet.
Oh they knew…
Bad news, everyone.
This could have significant fiscal and health benefits.
People frequently overindulge, sometimes to the point of developing sugar addictions. There has been a lot of interest in the pharmaceutical industry in finding treatments that can combat this effect, with little results up to now. But, a world-first study led by QUT might change that.
UK has announced the introduction of a tax on sugary drinks, based on the amount of sugar in the beverages. The main goal is to “help tackle childhood obesity, by incentivising companies to reduce the sugar in the drinks they sell [and] to fund a doubling of the primary schools sports premium to £320 million per year from September 2017.”
More than half of American’s calories come from ultra-processed foods, a new study finds. The data also indicates close to 90% of total added sugar intake can be traced back to these foodstuffs.
University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) scientists have identified a new enzyme that could protect the body from toxic levels of intra-cell sugar. When there is too much sugar in the body it gets processed to glycerol-3-phosphate, a buildup of which can damage internal organs. The team behind the study proved that G3PP is able to extract excess sugar from cells.
A new study looking into how Mexico’s soda tax is impacting consumer habits one year after implementation. The results show a decrease in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption accompanied by an increase in sales of untaxed drinks throughout the country.
Swapping out a single daily sweet drink for water or unsweetened tea or coffee can lower the risk of diabetes by up to 25%, a new research suggests.