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Cost Effective Interventions to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have identified interventions that are effective in reducing childhood obesity AND get a significant bang for the buck, some even producing revenue to support further childhood obesity interventions. 139 more words



  • Good news for Canadians confused by food labels; well, “proposed” good news, that is! Health Canada plans to revamp nutrition labels by making serving sizes more consistent, giving more ingredient information and adding the percent daily value (%DV) for sugars.
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Another Hidden Danger of Sugar-Sweetened Drinks

It is no secret that Americans are having a love affair with added sugars. They pop up everywhere – bread, cereal, pasta sauces, protein bars, frozen pizza, salad dressings, crackers, and even processed meats. 342 more words


Drinking Sugar-Sweetened Beverages During Adolescence Weakens Memory, New Study Finds

Sugar-sweetened beverages were found to cause tooth decay and affects blood sugar.

However, new study finds that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages during adolescence weakens memory. This was the findings that will be presented this week at the Annual Meeting of the… 241 more words

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Sugar-sweetened beverages suppress cortisol, stress responses in brain

The hormone cortisol and stress responses were suppressed with the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, according to recent study findings published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 306 more words


American Heart Month is Just the Beginning...

February may be deemed American Heart Month, but shouldn’t we celebrate heart health all year?  Heart disease remains the No. 1 health threat for all Americans, and stroke No. 630 more words