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How Much Sugar is in Your Drink?

What are Sugar Sweetened Beverages? Sugar sweetened beverages are drinks sweetened with sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, or other caloric sweeteners. They are a source of nutrition-less or “empty” calories and are suspected of greatly contributing to the current obesity epidemic. Additionally, some popular sweetened beverages contain caffeine that can have […]

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Creating a Healthy Eating Pattern

Creating a healthy eating pattern doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Making just a few small adjustments can have a big impact on your overall health! Think about your eating and drinking patterns as a puzzle—you want to include foods and beverages which work well together to create a balanced or […]

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Sulfite Allergy

What are Sulfites? Sulfites are chemicals commonly used as preservatives for different types of food and beverages. They are sometimes added to fend off microbial contamination and natural decay. Some sulfites are also naturally produced through the fermentation process, such as in wine and beer. Sulfites are generally safe to eat. However, […]