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Study: Caffeine May Offset Some Risks of Fat, Sugar

Champaign, IL—Caffeine may offset some of the negative health effects of a diet high in fat and sugar, according to an animal study from...

Study: Sugar is Still Bad—Unless It Comes from This Source

Newark, DE—Added sugar is still bad, according to new research from the University of Delaware. But eating whole fruit is not—and is actually linked...

Study: Sugar Taxes, ‘High In’ Labeling Reduce Purchases of Sugary Beverages, Snacks

Sugar taxes and front-of-package (FOP) nutrition labelling systems can alter purchasing decisions, according to a study published in International Journal of Behavioral nutrition and...

KIND Unveils Pop-Up, Mobile Index Showcasing Hidden Sweeteners

New York City, NY—KIND snacks is unveiling an augmented reality-enabled installation/pop-up called “Sweeteners Uncovered” in NYC and a national mobile index to showcase the...

NPA Questions NYC’s Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative

Washington, D.C.—New York City’s National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative raises some concerns for the Natural Products Association (NPA), according to a press release....

Aiding Consumers’ Quest to Quit Sugar

According to NPD Group, nearly half of US adults look for sugar on nutrition labels. This is great news, and a positive sign that...

Mitigating the Risks of High Blood Sugar

Unfortunately, diabetes is rather pervasive in our society. According to the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) “National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2017,” 30.3 million Americans...

Finding Sweet in All the Right Places

Excess sugar is public health enemy #1 and as your customers seem to want to have their cake and eat it too, manufacturers are...
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A Sweet Tooth’s Dilemma

Sugar is pervasive in the American diet. The average American consumes around 22 teaspoons of added sugar per day, amounting to an additional 350...
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AHA Sets New Added Sugar Limit for Kids & Teens

Dallas, TX-On Wednesday, The American Heart Association (AHA) announced a new recommendation, published in the journal Circulation, in which children aged 2-18 should eat...