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Cutting Back On Sugar Is As Easy As Reading Food Labels

If you want to get sugar out of your diet, start by reading food labels, says registered dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2015

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Study Finds 3 Pops A Day Could Be Toxic

There’s new evidence that even so-called “safe” amounts of sugar can cause serious health problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2013

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Would Banning Large Sugary Drinks Help Reduce Waistlines?

As the Mayor of New York tries to ban the city from selling large-sized sugary drinks, many are wondering if it will really make a difference in reducing waistlines or if it’s just another measure of control.

CBS Sports Radio 1270–06/01/2012

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U-M Study Finds Kids In Low-Income Families Drink Too Much Juice

Too much of a good thing? A new report from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital shows that kids in low-income families drink more juice than recommended.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2012

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UM Research Finds Brain Signals Amplify Desire For Sugary Treats

The brain receiving amplified signals can trigger an intense desire to satisfy a sweet tooth with sugary foods, a new University of Michigan study shows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2011

Corn Syrup Producers Want Sweeter Name

The makers of high fructose corn syrup want to sweeten its image with a new name: corn sugar.

09/15/2010