September 23, 2014

food additives

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  • Not So Sweet News
    Be Well

    Not So Sweet News

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Americans eat too much sugar, which has been a major player in the obesity epidemic. On average, we consume about 90 grams (22 teaspoons) of added sugar a day—providing 360 calories—more than one-third from soft drinks.

  • Pizza's Salty Secret
    Wellness Tip

    Pizza's Salty Secret

    by Berkeley Wellness

    You know that pizza contains plenty of fat from dairy and oil, and simple carbs from the crust. But is there something else that pizza is full of?

  • Are Sugar Substitutes Safe?

    Are Sugar Substitutes Safe?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Americans trying to cut down on sugar and calories are increasingly turning to sugar substitutes. Many worry about the safety of these products and are attracted to those promoted as “natural,” as opposed to the older “artificial” sweeteners.