Tag Archives: sugar

STOP CALLING IT “HIDDEN” SUGAR!

The World Health Organization (WHO) provided a document supplied by the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) entitled, “Consumption of Added Sugars Among U.S. Adults, 2005–2010.” In this document, it was determined that the maximum daily consumption of added sugar should not exceed: 25 grams or 6 teaspoons per day. (REFERENCE: Consumption of Added Sugars Among […]

CHOOSING SIDES: United States. vs. Other Nations

When it comes to government regulatory agencies established to protect the consumer from harmful foods, chemicals and dyes/coloring how do U.S. standards compare with other nations? With so many factors used to evaluate”safety standards,” can we agree that the government should use scientific evidence supporting the HIGHEST STANDARDS (most stringent)  limiting the selection of POTENTIALLY […]

What 1 Food Ingredient Has Over 27 Different Names?

Here is the list: Agave, Barley Malt Syrup, Beet Sugar, Brown Sugar, Cane Juice and Cane Syrup, Coconut Palm, Confectioners’ Sugar, Corn Sweeteners and Corn Syrup, Date Sugar, Dextrose, Fructose, Fruit Juice Concentrate, Glucose, Glucose Syrup, Granulated White Sugar, High Fructose Corn Syrup, High Maltose Corn Syrup, Honey, Invert Sugar, Lactose, Maltodextrin, Maltose, Maple Syrup, […]