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

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  1. Which Chocolate is the Healthiest?
    14 Feb, 2018
    Which Chocolate is the Healthiest?
    Chocolate is one of the most delicious and oldest treats in the world. The Aztecs were the first to enjoy the beloved cacao bean, which they thought to be a gift from the gods! Thousands of years later, we still enjoy chocolate today in the form of syrup, drinks, baked goods, and chocolate bars. Today, also known as Valentine’s Day, is a day when 58 million pounds of chocolate are sold in the U.S. to be handed to your friends, family, and significant others. So what’s the big deal? Why are we,
  2. 135 Names for Added Sugar
    20 Nov, 2017
    135 Names for Added Sugar
    In efforts to help consumers recognize added sugar in products, we have started the following list: Added Sugar Repository  Names of Added Sugar ---------- Product Example Agave nectar ------------ Panera Agave Lemonade Agave syrup ---------- Starbucks Lemon Chiffon Yogurt                                     Allulose --------- KNOW Better Cookie Chocolate Chip Anhydrous dextrose ---------- Starbucks Chocolate Croissant Apple juice concentrate ---------- CLIF Bar Blueberry Crisp Barbados sugar
  3. 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,