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Food and drinks are getting sweeter. Even if it’s not all sugar, it’s bad for our health

Image: Unsplash/Rod Long Humans have an evolutionary preference for sweetness. Sweet foods, like fruit and honey, were an important energy source for our ancestors. However, in the modern...

Sweeteners may be linked to increased cancer risk – new research

Image: The sweetener aspartame is found is many common foods and drinks, such as diet sodas. Kmpzzz/ Shutterstock Sweeteners have long been suggested to be bad...

White, brown, raw, honey: which type of sugar is best?

Sugar is sugar in the body. But the way they’re processed can make small differences. from www.shutterstock.com In nutrition, sugar refers to simple carbohydrates...