How the Sugar Industry Made Everyone Hate Fat – Fraudulently

The sugary industry paid Harvard scientists in the 1960s to frame sugar in a positive light and nutrition guidelines are still shaped by this today.


Scientists Discover a “6th Taste” Explaining Why We Love Carbs So Freakin’ Much

Now, a new study suggests that there may be a scientific reason we can not resist food loaded with carbohydrates – because they are our 6th taste.


New Organic Gatorade is Still Loaded with Sugar – Organic Sugar

Gatorade has a new organic line of its energy drinks. They are still loaded with sugar, but that sugar is organic now. There are a few more differences.


Do You Agree with Soda Taxes? Sugar Consumption Down in Berkeley Due to the Measure

Soda taxes are highly controversial, but the tax implemented in Berkeley, California, 5 months ago, has been successful in reducing sugar consumption.


Study: This Single Dietary Change Could Easily Improve Your Health

Virginia Tech researchers found that cutting out just one sugary drink per day can give you a noticeable overall health boost.


UK Plan to Tackle Childhood Obesity Deemed ‘Weak’

The UK government has issued a plan of action in order to tackle the issue of childhood obesity, but many critics are calling it ‘weak.’


McDonald’s Makes Positive Food Changes Due to Demand for Healthy Food

McDonald’s has been in the news a lot this month, thanks to big changes the fast-food company is making to several of its menu offerings.


Could Cockroach Milk be the Next Superfood?

Cockroach milk may be the next superfood, and 1 researcher predicts it may find its way into protein drinks via yeast – bioengineered yeast.


Baltimore, Other Big Cities Push for Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks

Next week, the Baltimore City Council will consider a bill that will require warning labels on sugary drinks similar to those found on tobacco products.


Is a Soda Tax the Solution to Reducing Sugar-Consumption Worldwide?

Health experts in Australia say that the country should follow the UK in introducing a tax on sugary soft drinks. Is a soda tax the solution to reducing sugar consumption?


Slashing Sugar Makes Kids Healthier in Just 10 Days

Obese children’s health and weight improved when extra sugar in their diets was replaced with non-sugary foods. No change was made in calories or junk food.


First Russia Bans GMOs, Now a Junk Food Tax Could be Next

California is rolling out its soda tax again, while Russia may add soda, potato chips and palm oil to their excise tax list. Both cite health concerns.


March 7 is the Last for Energy Drink Sales at This College Campus

A college in Middlebury, Vermont, will no longer sell energy drinks starting March 7 because they don’t “nourish” students and promote risky behavior.


U.K. Group Shines Light on the Piles of Sugar in Popular Drinks

Do you have any idea how much sugar you’re taking in daily? Some beverages contain up to 25 teaspoons of sugar!


Consumer Group Warns Against Consuming Splenda

Findings of a study on the link between sucralose and cancer that caused uproar in 2013 have finally been published.


Judge Tells Chobani to Pull Misleading Ads Calling Out Dannon and Yoplait

A District Court Judge has ruled that Chobani must halt its negative ad campaign against Dannon and General Mills’s 100-calorie Greek yogurts.


Are New Dietary Guidelines Based on Science or Politics?

Are the new dietary guidelines based on science, or are they based more on politics and the almighty dollar?