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February 12, 2021

Recent U.S recommendations tell parents that foods containing added sugars are a no-no for infants and toddlers under 2.

Child in Halloween costume eating candy
October 24, 2019

As Halloween approaches, people stock up on candy for trick-or-treaters. But is there a kind of candy that is better for you than others?

April 3, 2019

UW researcher is trying to hold soda makers accountable for their products' contributions to disease.

February 12, 2019

A UK study found that children were, on average, consuming up to 8 teaspoons above the recommended daily allowance. 

candy aisle at store
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.

picture of Judy Simon
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

Consider making your fall indugence a weekly, instead of daily, treat, suggests a UW Medicine dietitian.

Latte
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

The average American consumes the daily equivalent of 19.5 teaspoons of sugar. 

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