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9 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than a Krispy Kreme Doughnut

9 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than a Krispy Kreme Doughnut | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it
A new report finds that some supposedly healthy foods are actually laden with sugar.
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Buyer beware of (un)healthy marketing!


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Big Sugar's Sweet Little Lies

Big Sugar's Sweet Little Lies | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it
How the industry kept scientists from asking: Does sugar kill?
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Much like the tobacco industry, the sugar industry will face the inexorable exposure of its product as a killer.


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Should the Gov't Regulate Sugar like Tobacco?


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13 Small Eco Brands That Are Actually Owned By Giant Corporations

13 Small Eco Brands That Are Actually Owned By Giant Corporations | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it
Ben & Jerry don't own Ben & Jerry's anymore.
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Another reason to avoid "mammoth multinational overlords" by carefully buying local...


Read More:  http://www.businessinsider.com/13-ethical-mom-and-pop-brands-that-are-actually-owned-by-giant-corporations-2011-10#


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5 sources of sugar you wouldn't expect | Well+Good NYC

5 sources of sugar you wouldn't expect | Well+Good NYC | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it
It's not just soda and cake. The super-sweet additive is sneaking into healthier foods, too. Here are five to watch out for.
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  1. Bread
  2. Salad Dressing
  3. Orange Juice
  4. Cereal
  5. Yogurt
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41 Sneaky Names For Sugar

41 Sneaky Names For Sugar | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it

Added sugars lurk everywhere, even in places we’ve come to know and love. Just because something is called a nectar doesn't mean it's healthy.

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My advice is to give up stevia, aspartame, sucralose, sugar alcohols like xylitol and malitol, and all of the other heavily-used and marketed sweeteners unless you want to slow down your metabolism, gain weight, and become an addict.
—Mark Hyman


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WATCH: How Much Sugar Is Really In Your Food?

WATCH: How Much Sugar Is Really In Your Food? | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it
Sugar in food isn't always obvious. When you're eating savory items, for example, you don't necessarily expect much sweetener in the ingredients.
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Considerably more than you think!

Read More:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/08/sugar-in-food_n_3023046.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false#slide=854585



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Sandi Cornez's curator insight, April 8, 2013 10:21 PM

Really good video showing how food that's healthy can become unhealthy when extras are added such as dressings, yogurts, bananas.

 

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20 Ways to Get Sugar Out of Your Life

20 Ways to Get Sugar Out of Your Life | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it
As the saying goes – everyone is talking about sugar, but what are they doing about it? It’s my fervent wish that they – and you – are working on quitting the stuff. Why?
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And, to relieve acute sugar cravings, Lipman recommends 1000 to 2000mg of L-Glutamine ever couple of hours...

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