Tag: sugar

How To Read A Nutrition Label And Choose Food

Reading a nutrition label is not as straight-forward as you think. Nutrition labels look simple, but they are actually quite complicated to read if you are trying to eat healthy. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the content that appears on a nutrition label. The FDA requires that certain nutritional characteristics must be disclosed …

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Cookies And Cocaine: Are They Really That Different?

A study at Connecticut College suggests that lab rats can get addicted to Oreo cookies just as easily as cocaine. The findings are used to “support the theory that high-fat/ high-sugar foods stimulate the brain in the same way that drugs do.” I call shenanigans. I am very skeptical of research studies; so, this particular …

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