A surge in sweetness?

It's been a bad year for sugary drinks. In February, a federal advisory group recommended that people cut back. Groups like the American Heart Association and the World Health Organization…

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Bad news for diet soda drinkers

A campaign by local leaders is hoping to educate the community about how much sugar they’re consuming through beverages. But before you go reaching for that diet drink as a substitute,…

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Coffee with a clear conscience

That coffee habit of yours? It's probably good for you — minus the sugar, the milk, the whipped cream and the high-calorie flavor shots. That's the view of the federal nutrition…

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Swimming in sweetness

So how much sugar is lurking in the things you eat and drink? It adds up. That popular sports drink, for example, has five teaspoons of sugar. That orange soda…

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