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Making Of... Photo of Sugar Cane

Time for another post in our occasional series, bringing you the stories behind the pictures and content of some of our posts.

We didn’t want to make too big a deal at the time, but the two sugar posts written by Ana McGuinness and Charles O’Brien (follow the links for… 418 more words

Chemistry

Diary of A Recovering Sugar Addict, Day 301

Being in control is the solution, and not controlling everything is the challenge. Friday I went to a restaurant, a very good restaurant, in Kansas City called Revolve. 1,175 more words

Health

Artificial Sweeteners: too good to be true?

With the start of a New Year, half of the American population have probably written ‘weight loss’ as a New Year’s resolution. And with the stigma that sugar has developed as the Antichrist of healthiness, dieters often go to sugar substitutes to subdue their sweet cravings. 575 more words

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High Fructose Corn Syrup found to kill animals almost twice as fast as table sugar

High Fructose Corn Syrup found to kill animals almost twice as fast as table sugar
– SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 5, 2015 – When University of Utah biologists fed mice sugar in doses proportional to what many people eat, the fructose-glucose mixture found in high-fructose corn syrup was more toxic than sucrose or table sugar, reducing both the reproduction and lifespan of female rodents.“This is the most robust study showing there is a difference between high-fructose corn syrup and table sugar at human-relevant doses,” says biology professor Wayne Potts, senior author of a new study scheduled for publication in the March 2015 issue of The Journal of Nutrition. 48 more words

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High Fructose Corn Syrup found to kill animals almost twice as fast as table sugar

High Fructose Corn Syrup found to kill animals almost twice as fast as table sugar
– SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 5, 2015 – When University of Utah biologists fed mice sugar in doses proportional to what many people eat, the fructose-glucose mixture found in high-fructose corn syrup was more toxic than sucrose or table sugar, reducing both the reproduction and lifespan of female rodents.“This is the most robust study showing there is a difference between high-fructose corn syrup and table sugar at human-relevant doses,” says biology professor Wayne Potts, senior author of a new study scheduled for publication in the March 2015 issue of The Journal of Nutrition. 42 more words

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UCSF Medical professor Laura Schmidt and team launch education initiative on dangers of sugar

Medical Xpress: Is sugar making us sick? A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they’re doing something about it. 350 more words

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