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Global Obesity Epidemic Due To Love Affair With Junk Food
2013-05-22 16:15:12

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The world is apparently filled with “junk food junkies.” Those are the findings of new research presented today that suggests high-fructose corn syrup could cause behavioral reactions in rats. These reactions are reportedly similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine, and could help explain, at least partly, the current global obesity epidemic. The results were presented at the 2013 Canadian...

2013-05-09 23:32:40

Steviva Brands getting kids to drink their milk with new flavored-milk recipes using Fructevia stevia sweetener. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 In response to the growing discussions surrounding chocolate milk and childhood nutrition, Steviva Brands, Inc. has developed flavored-milk recipes using Fructevia, a blend of natural fructose, inulin stevia and magnesium carbonate, as a direct, an all-natural replacement for sugar and artificial sweeteners. Containing no GMOs, gluten or...

Global Sugar Intake Behind The Rise In Type 2 Diabetes
2013-02-28 09:00:41

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More than 350 million people worldwide are believed to have diabetes, and for years health experts have debated on what the exact driver of the illness has been. While sugar intake has been viewed as a culprit in many eyes, scientists have long refuted that conjecture and attributed the global health crisis to too much overall food intake and obesity. But a new finding by three California universities — Stanford, UC-Berkeley...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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