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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


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


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.