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Top 10 Ways to Tame Your Sweet Tooth

Consciously or not, the average American consumes 28 teaspoons of added sugars a day – that’s more than 90 pounds of sugar per year. The American Heart Association recommends women limit their added sugar to just 100 calories per day … Continue reading

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Fruit: friend or foe for those with IBS?

You probably know that fruit contains the natural sugar called fructose. But did you know that processed foods and sweetened beverages like soda often contain fructose in the form of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)? In fact, HFCS is a huge … Continue reading

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Is It Getting Harder To Zip Up Your Jeans?

Did you know there are about 10 teaspoons of sugar in a can of regular soda? That much sugar packs a lot of calories! In fact, estimates show that adding just one can of soda (140 calories) per day to … Continue reading

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How Much Sugar Is Too Much?

How much sugar do you consume every day? If you’re like most people I ask, you probably don’t know exactly. According to a 2010 USDA estimate, if you are an average American eating an average American diet, you are consuming … Continue reading

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Drink Water, Not Sugar

You’ve probably heard that one 12-ounce soda has about 150 calories and 10 teaspoons of sugar. But did you know that juice can have even more sugar than soda? Check out this handy guide, ‘How Sweet It Is‘ to see … Continue reading

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