Hershey says it's listening to consumers about high-fructose corn syrup
December 3, 2014, 12:20 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Many people would prefer that sweets contain sugar and not high-fructose corn syrup. Hershey is considering giving those consumers what they want.
Which kid's cereal tops the “Hall of Shame” for sugar content?
May 15, 2014, 1:57 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
According to a new report, children who eat a bowl of children's cereal each day could be eating up to 10 pounds of added sugar a year.
'Fed Up:' A must-see documentary that connects the dots about food
May 1, 2014, 2:38 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The soon-to-be-released documentary is a call to action to join the battle that must be won to ensure that today’s children live long, healthy lives.
Artists create beautiful world maps made from food. Does the vegetable representing the U.S. surprise you?
March 19, 2014, 11:37 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
We get why the artists chose this common vegetable to represent America, but if you could choose a food to represent your state, what would it be?
Why refined carbs may trigger food cravings
June 26, 2013, 5:39 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A craving for sweets is the same brain function that drug addicts and alcoholics experience for their "fix." The quick reward that comes with eating processed carbs activates the addiction areas of the brain.
Not a shocker: Watermelon Oreo cookies don't contain watermelon
June 19, 2013, 1:23 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The Oreo summer flavor sold exclusively at Target is not a substitute for a serving of fruit.
My sweetest foe (the humorous story of one woman's war against sugar)
January 11, 2013, 2:59 p.m. by Kimi Harris
Sometimes we take life too seriously. This hilarious comic about one woman's sugar addiction makes me laugh, partly because I can relate.
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There's a tree in this North Carolina swamp that's at least 2,624 years old