David Katz

Got Aspartame?

A new campaign by the U.S. dairy industry is attempting to allow aspartame in chocolate and other flavored milks without advertising it on the front label.

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Secret Ingredients

Most of the processed foods we eat are studded with mysterious additives. They extend shelf life. They create exciting flavors, colors and textures. But they don’t do great things for our health. Find out which ones to avoid, and why.

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Sugar Shock

The average American now consumes some 22 teaspoons of sugar a day. And our sweet tooth isn’t just making us fat – it’s triggering all kinds of inflammation, fueling chronic diseases and even increasing our risks of cancer.

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Poor Substitutes

Low-calorie food replacements have promised to make our weight-loss dreams come true, but research indicates that these pseudo-foods rarely deliver. In fact, they may set our weight-loss efforts back.