Labels containing the word “fruit” or the name of a fruit can often be deceptive. They frequently convince customers to ignore the nutrition information and believe the product they’re about to consume is healthy.
In this Valentine’s Day edition of Garden Plot, Mike McGrath offers tips to keep those cut flowers blooming in their vase and how to protect bouquets against this weekend’s bitter cold.
Eating less fiber and more saturated fat and sugar is associated with lighter, less restive sleep, according to a new study.
Mike McGrath has all the info you need on seed catalogs, thimbleberries, termites and sugar.
Studies show too much sugar is bad for your health, but in a way, we are wired for sugar.
A new study suggests a link between sugary drinks and a dangerous type of belly fat called visceral fat.
WASHINGTON — Holiday hosts should be aware that festive foods can be loaded with hidden sugar, and guests with diabetes may not tell you about their conditions. Diabetes is “not a diagnosis people are proud of,”…
(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering adding a percent daily value requirement for sugars on food labels. The proposal, a supplement to a 2014 rule that focused on updating nutrition facts…
Ah, sugar. Such a useful ingredient, but so easy to overdo. Sugar, on its own, is not the poison it is made out to be. It can be quite functional in foods — adding sweetness,…
It\’s not uncommon for many who are recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction to become hooked on another substance: sugar.
Children\’s cereals contain too much sugar and can contribute as much as 10 pounds of sugar to a child\’s diet a year, according to a new report.
After a year avoiding foods with added sugar, one mom has tips to cut sugar from your family\’s diet.
There are plenty of ways to maximize flavor without sacrificing the nutrition content of your food. Here are some tips from a local dietitian.
If there\’s one thing that can throw off the everyday good intentions of meal planning and healthy eating, it\’s a sugar craving.
Feeling good can be just 10 days away and breaking free of your sugar habit is the cure.