The Starbucks Sugar Overdose

The Starbucks Sugar Overdose

The sugar content in soft drinks has drawn a lot of criticism and concern, but a new study shows that people who opt for drinks other than black coffee at Starbucks are really overdosing on sugar. In fact, Action on Sugar, a United Kingdom group found that a lot of drinks at the coffee chain’s […]

Sugar Consumption: WHO Begins Draft Guidelines to Cut Intake in Half

Sugar Consumption: WHO Begins Draft Guidelines to Cut Intake in Half

The World Health Organization (WHO), addressing the topic for it’s first time, opened an online public consultation to facilitate the development of draft guidelines aimed at developing measures to cut public sugar consumption in half. Although WHO’s current recommendation, issued in 2002, advises limiting sugar to less than 10 percent of daily caloric intake, the organization believes […]