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The Myth of Gatorade
Jen Sherwill and Megan Kuhnle, Tufts University
Monday, July 17, 2017

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  1. 101 Names for Added Sugar
    20 Nov, 2017
    101 Names for Added Sugar
    In efforts to combat obesity, many federal organizations have produced lists to indicate the various names of added sugar. The FDA lists 18 names for added sugar, The USDA provides 17, and the American Heart Association has 18. At EChO - Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation, we believe that is insufficient. So we are launching the Repository for Added Sugar, a place where consumers can find all the names of added sugar hidden in their food and beverages and examples of food items containing
  2. Green Label Homemade Salad Dressing
    13 Jun, 2017
    Green Label Homemade Salad Dressing
    It’s lunchtime! You’ve been working hard all day and now it’s time to refuel your body with a nutritious meal – salad. Good source of protein from chicken, fiber from greens, and sugar from the dressing! What? You didn’t know about all the added sugar in that prepackaged bottle of dressing you picked up from the store? Kraft, Hidden Valley, Wishbone, you name it and there’s a good chance there may be sugar hiding in your favorite dressing. Here’s the solution – make your own. It’s easier,
  3. The Sugary Truth About Evaporated Cane Juice
    13 Mar, 2017
    The Sugary Truth About Evaporated Cane Juice
    The New Year is an ideal time to make resolutions and formulate plans for accomplishing the changes you’ve always wanted in your life. This may be the year you strive to be more conscious about the foods you buy and consume. You may be trying to avoid food products containing the term “sugar” in the ingredient list and instead opting for products containing ingredients that seem more natural and healthier, such as “evaporated cane juice”. Unfortunately, it’s a misnomer to consider