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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

Healthcare

TGIF

  • 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

Nutrition

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

Food News

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

NEWS

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

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