Tag Archives: Sugar

Sweet Cravings Will Make Sugar Curbs Hard: Experts

Sweet Cravings Will Make Sugar Curbs Hard: Experts

  Paris, France – UN recommendations to curb sugar intake may face an uphill battle for acceptance, experts say — confronted by an ingrained human yearning for sweetness. Sugar is laden with ...

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10 Myths on Proper Nutrition in Kids

10 Myths on Proper Nutrition in Kids

  GROWING KIDS – There may seem to be a wealth of information out there in the world of food and nutrition. However, it appears that much of that information ...

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India Asks Pepsi to Cut Down Sugar in Sodas

India Asks Pepsi to Cut Down Sugar in Sodas

  NEW DELHI, August 27, 2014 (AFP) – India has asked US soft drinks giant PepsiCo to reduce the sugar content of its sodas as the country battles growing levels ...

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Pacific Launches Flab Fight in World’s Fattest Region

Pacific Launches Flab Fight in World’s Fattest Region

  KOROR, July 30, 2014 (AFP) – The new chairman of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) said Wednesday that he was determined to change the unhealthy lifestyle choices that have ...

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Factfile: Importance of Carbohydrates

Factfile: Importance of Carbohydrates

  Known as energy foods, carbohydrates are basically sugar. They are the body’s main fuel, which is broken down to glucose and transported via blood circulation to different parts of ...

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WHO Recommends Halving Daily Sugar Intake in Fight Against Obesity

WHO Recommends Halving Daily Sugar Intake in Fight Against Obesity

  GENEVA, March 5, 2014 (AFP) – The World Health Organisation Wednesday said the recommended amount of sugar consumed daily should be halved as it stepped up its battle against public health problems like ...

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