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The Scoop on Sugar

Sugar is found in many foods and drinks. Some foods and drinks naturally contain sugar, such as fruits, white milk, and plain yogurt. These foods also contain other nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, and/or fiber.  Other foods and drinks have sugar added to them, such as soda, chocolate milk, candy, […]

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Foods to Limit During Pregnancy

Every calorie counts during pregnancy and it is important to choose the healthiest food and beverage options whenever possible. You can enjoy most foods in moderation. However, there are some foods and drinks that come with extra calories and little to no nutritional benefit to you or your baby that […]

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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 […]