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We are firmly in the season of overeating. That means there is no time like the present to talk about one of the big contributors to our dietary dilemma.
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Chocolate milk and fruit juice accounts for about half of sugar consumed by district students, according to a Sun-Star analysis of breakfast and lunch nutritional data.
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The effort to limit children's daily sugar intake is gaining traction, fueled by emerging science, new beverage taxes, and new pediatric recommendations.
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Most Americans consume at least twice the recommended amount of sugar and few people who have the soda “habit” only drink one soft drink a day as recommended

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Just in time for Halloween, a frightful new study lends further support to the idea that calories from sugar are more likely to worsen metabolic health. This comes close on the heels of news reports that Mexico's 2013 tax on soft drinks has lowered soda sales there.

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When Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his intention to ban the sale of sodas larger than 16 ounces at some establishments in New York City, it caused a huge kerfuffle. Among all of the craziness of the debate, I couldn’t help but wonder whether or not this kind of policy really makes a difference.

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A ban on Big Gulp sodas in New York, High-fructose corn syrup, cancer treatments, junk foods and dieting.

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Bad news for Plan B advocates, crazy sweet kids' cereals, breast cancer risks and more from our Daily Briefing.

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