Staying Fit – Insidious Sugar

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In the 1990s, many dietary experts advised us to consume foods low in fat. Many products were marketed to take advantage of this eating trend. What happened, unfortunately, was an increase in overweight individuals, including a rise in the incidence of diabetes. Close scrutiny of these low-fat foods showed that they contained more sugar and certainly not any fewer calories. Thus, one bad food substance was […]

The Mystery Of Coca-Cola’s Recipe Revealed?

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Has an ancient soft-drink mystery finally been solved? Public radio show “This American Life” has sent Coke fiends into a tizzy by announcing that it has uncovered the cola’s top-secret ingredient, “Merchandise 7X.” Merchandise 7X may not sound terribly appetizing, but it’s long been known to be the secret ingredient. What we didn’t know was what […]