Buddy Fruits: The Case of the Missing Fruit

Buddy Fruits: The Case of the Missing Fruit

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Dina R. Rose From the files of It Is Sold as Fruit, But It Will Teach Your Kids to Crave Candy… I came across these in the grocery store, and I couldn’t stop myself … Continue reading

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Recent Study: We’re Consuming Less Sugar. Or Are We?

Recent Study: We’re Consuming Less Sugar. Or Are We?

A study recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has some good news: Between the years 2000 and 2008, our daily intake of added sugars has gone down from 3.5 ounces to 2.7 ounces. That’s almost a 25% … Continue reading

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Reminder: Fruit Rollups are NOT Fruit [Nutrition Impostor]

Reminder: Fruit Rollups are NOT Fruit [Nutrition Impostor]

Here’s a snack kids love, and moms feel good about buying – A fruit rollup. Let’s take a look at the product pictured above (it’s a Betty Crocker brand). Look at the nutritional benefits we get listed on the front … Continue reading

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