March 4th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
The prevalence of diabetes—now at epidemic levels in the U.S.—shows a strong correlation to sugar intake, more so than whether or not a person is obese, according to new research published in the journal PLoS One.
Read More:Sorry, Sweet Tooth: Sugar Intake, Not Body Weight, Biggest Diabetes Risk
September 8th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland are among a group of U.S. food companies that have filed a lawsuit against a sugar industry trade group over what they claim are ‘unfair’ statements made about high fructose corn syrup.
Read More:Corn Syrup Manufacturers Sue Sugar Industry Over ‘Unfair’ Statements
May 17th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
More evidence shows that excessive sugar consumption leads to health problems as new research published in the Journal of Physiology shows a strong connection between sugar and the brain’s ability to learn and remember.
Read More:New Research Finds Sugar Decreases Critical Brain Function, The Right Fat Boosts It
September 25th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Despite urgings from the FDA to the corn industry to discontinue using the term “corn sugar” in place of “high fructose corn syrup,” at least two corn industry websites (cornsugar.com and sweetsurprise.com) are still using the term.
Read More:HFCS ‘Corn Sugar’ Rebrand Continues As Corn Industry Ignores FDA Warnings