New research suggests that cutting sugar improves kids’ health, even if they don’t cut calories or lose weight.
Refined sugars are bad news for our health. If you’ve been wanting to cut back on sugar but needed some good reasons, we’ve got you covered.
Added sugars are a fact of life if you eat pretty much any processed foods, and we knew that wasn’t good news. But a new study revealed that in the battle of white powders, added sugar is even worse for us than added salt.
We talk a lot about sugar in this space. That sweet, white powder is delicious, but it’s also at least partially responsible for public health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease. Singular sugar facts don’t always paint the complete picture. Let’s take a broader look at sugar, our health, and how you can cut back on the sweet stuff.
It’s a white powder that makes you feel great. You crave it, and after eating some you usually want just a little more. You know it’s bad for you, and you can stop any time. Really, you can.
Could forcing food companies to separately label added sugars lead to a reduction in sugary ingredients? The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) thinks so!
Confession time! I have a pretty rabid sweet tooth. It’s super hard for me to resist anything chocolate, and if we keep sugary treats in the house, I tend to go way overboard. How do you cut back on sugar without feeling deprived?
The folks at Be Food Smart shared this sweetener flowchart that I thought had some interesting information.