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Entries Tagged as 'sugar'

Stonyfield’s Killer (Literally) Smoothie

June 8th, 2011 · 5 Comments · kids, school food

My wife and daughter came home from Whole Foods with what they thought was a healthful beverage: a 10 ounce container of Stonyfield strawberry-flavored “super smoothie.” In fact, it was on sale, so they bought two. And how could it not be good for you when it says “USDA Organic” and “Protein & Calcium Probiotic” […]

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Heart Association Says Too Much Chocolate Milk a Health Risk

May 24th, 2011 · 10 Comments · kids, school food

The U.S. dairy industry spends millions trying to convince parents that medical professionals are firmly behind feeding kids milk spiked with sugar as a healthful way to deliver calcium and Vitamin D. Dairy interests pay for “research” that conveniently delivers the message that chocolate milk is a better choice than Coke. Proxies such as the School Nutrition […]

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NY Times’ Sugar Bombshell

April 18th, 2011 · 10 Comments · food news

Science writer Gary Taubes We may look back on this week as the moment when public opinion finally turned against the idea that fat is what makes us ill and embraced the emerging science implicating sugar as the nation’s number one threat to good health. In Sunday’s New York Time’s Magazine, science writer Gary Taubes […]

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