Why Children Shouldn’t Eat Added Sugar Before Age 2, According to a Study

With lisa bodnar, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences I remember ten years ago sitting in front of my 9-month-old daughter in a highchair and trying to spoon feed her with mashed green vegetables. It didn’t matter if it was peas, green beans or anything else, because the result was the same: I put it in …

What’s the Difference Between Sugar, Other Natural Sweeteners, and Sugar?

With Kristine Nolin, University of Richmond A quick walk through the beverage aisle of any corner store reveals the incredible ingenuity of food scientists seeking sweet flavors. You will find sugar in some drinks. A diet soda may have an artificial or natural low-calorie sweetener. And high fructose corn syrup, the king of US sweetness, …