Tag: sugar

‘Added Sugars’ on U.S. Food Labels Set...

New rules requiring “Nutrition Facts” food and drink labels to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have significant...

April 23, 2019

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’ Depression...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG —...

June 15, 2018

Plant-Based Diets Offer Variety of Protein Sources

A plant-based diet is not just about fruits and vegetables. It also includes whole grains, nuts, seeds, legumes and some...

March 22, 2018

Roundup: Sugary Drinks Plus Protein-Rich Meals Add...

Eating meals that are high in protein can be good for you. But mixing protein-rich meals with sugary drinks could...

July 28, 2017

Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of...

Millions of Americans opt for diet sodas to avoid unnecessary weight gain or other health problems tied to sugar-heavy beverages....

April 24, 2017

Diabetes Alert Day: Find Out Now If...

When it comes to diabetes in the U.S., the rate of new cases has finally slowed, say U.S. public health...

March 28, 2017

Roundup: Kids Should Have Less Than 6...

Children and teens from the ages of 2 to 18 should consume no more than 25 grams of "added sugar"...

August 26, 2016

FDA Unveils Revamped Food Label With ‘Added...

The updated label will include new details on how much sugar is added to packaged foods as part of a...

May 20, 2016

Diabetes: Find Out If You’re At Risk

On Diabetes Alert Day, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) encourages everyone to take less than five minutes and answer seven...

March 22, 2016

FDA to Require More Details on ‘Added...

There is an ongoing war against sugar in the American diet. The goal: To help combat an obesity epidemic that...

July 28, 2015

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