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Sugar Industry Paid Off Harvard Researchers, the Truth About Sugar Health Risks Surfaces

By Anna Ridle - Sep 13, 2016 06:00 PM EDT

Big business has often been accused of manipulating research and policy in the USA, now there’s evidence of the sugar industry’s role in funding skewed studies at the expense of American’s health.

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Celebrating Lent: Things You May Want To Give Up

By Jenn Loro - Feb 11, 2016 11:43 AM EST

Lent is a season of deep reflection and sacrifice. So, have you ever thought of what you are going to sacrifice or give up this Lent?


Watch Salt And Sugar Intake New Dietary Guidelines Warn

By Peter R - Jan 07, 2016 05:37 PM EST

The new dietary guidelines for 2015-2020 recommend restricting added sugar and salt calorie intake to less than 10 percent.

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Cutting Down on Sugar can Lower Blood Pressure and Cholesterol in Nine Days

By Deepthi B - Oct 28, 2015 10:24 AM EDT

According to a new study published in the journal Obesity, by simply cutting down sugar from your diet that too without cutting down on the calories or losing weight, can tremendously improve your health within a span of just nine days.

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This is How Your Body Reacts After Eating a Big Mac

By Cheri Cheng - Sep 24, 2015 10:39 AM EDT

Here is how your body reacts the hour after eating a Big Mac.


HIV's Love for Sugar Reveal Novel Ways to Kill It

By Peter R - Jun 01, 2015 11:55 AM EDT

Researchers found a way to starve HIV by blocking its sugar supply in an infected immune cell.


Researchers Use Yeast to Homebrew Morphine

By Peter R - May 19, 2015 03:05 PM EDT

The technique while aimed at medical uses, could lead to illegal production of drugs like heroin.


Americans on Food Stamps are more likely to be Obese, Study Reports

By Cheri Cheng - May 12, 2015 04:23 PM EDT

Americans who are on food stamps are more likely to be obese, a new government study found.

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Adam Levine Attacked Again- With Powdered Sugar

By Maria Slither - May 08, 2015 11:58 AM EDT

Adam Levine got sugar-bombed after his performance at the Jimmy Kimmel Live show.

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You Don't Need To Exercise To Fight Obesity, Says Scientific Research

By R. Siva Kumar - Apr 25, 2015 02:46 PM EDT

A recent study shows that you cannot "outrun" excessive sugar-and-carbohydrate-oriented diets.

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Diet Sodas Ruins "Diets": Study Links Zero Calorie Beverages to Long-term Weight Gain

By R. Siva Kumar - Mar 17, 2015 05:57 PM EDT

Research shows that drinking diet sodas has ironically fuelled weight gain over the years.

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List of Energy Drinks That Contain Outrageous Amounts of Sugar Revealed

By Maria Slither - Feb 28, 2015 10:41 AM EST

A UK campaigner group said that energy drinks could be harmful to children as these contain as much as 20 teaspoons of sugar in each bottle. The group is currently asking the energy drinks to be banned.

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Sugar Is Super Deadly

By R. Siva Kumar - Jan 25, 2015 12:51 AM EST

As sugar is 50 percent fructose, most of it gets converted to fat in our bodies.

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Smartest Plant Revealed in New Study

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 14, 2015 03:27 PM EST

The pitcher plant knows the best ways to feast, a new study reported.


Researchers Implicate Specific Sugar in Red Meat-Cancer Link

By Peter R - Dec 31, 2014 01:07 PM EST

A new study has shown how a specific sugar present in red meat and absent in humans, increases risk of cancer.

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