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April 3, 2019

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association just 

February 12, 2019

Just in time for one of the most sugar-centric days of the year, this: By the time a child is 10, it’s likely they’ve consumed the recommended allowance of sugar for an 18-year-old, according to a recent 

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February 12, 2019

The figure is shocking: On average, a 10-year-old child has consumed 18 years' worth of sugar, based on recommended daily allowances.

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October 30, 2018

With a little planning, UW Medicine nutritionist Judy Simon says, parents can avoid potential sugar-fueled meltdowns on Halloween.

October 12, 2018

It's fall, and it's time for a pumpkin spice latte, or some other wonderful concoction which entices the senses. But first, just how much sugar or fat is in that drink?

September 28, 2018

It’s fall, which means the cinnamon, pumpkin, mocha drinks are front and center, enticing us to indulge in warm goodness. The allure may fade, though, in view of their caloric and sugar content.  

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September 28, 2018

It's National Coffee Day on September 29, but before you order that pumpkin spice latte or another seasonal coffee drink, consider the ingredients.

January 17, 2018

Globally 2 billion people are overweight, says a study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, based at UW Medicine in Seattle.

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January 18, 2018

Globally, 2 billion people are overweight. Obesity is strongly influenced by the amount of sugar we consume in our daily diets, says Dr. Judy Chen of the UW Medicine Weight Loss Management Center. 

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