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A soda a day could keep pregnancy away

The amount of added sugar in the American diet has increased dramatically over the last 50 years. Much of that increase comes from higher intake of sugar-sweetened beverages, which constitute approximately one-third of the total added sugar consumption in the … Continue reading

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Pregnancy “sweet tooth” may be bad for baby

A study of more than 9,000 mothers and their children found that moms who overdid it with sweets during pregnancy raised the risk that their kids developed asthma and allergies. The researchers found that the children of mothers with the … Continue reading

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A call to avoid artificial sweeteners

Turning to artificial sweeteners to soothe a sweet tooth may not be the most healthful move, a new Israeli study suggests. Artificial sweeteners can potentially make blood sugar levels rise despite containing no calories, researchers found in human and mouse … Continue reading

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