Blood sugar, or glucose, is the main source of fuel for our body - keeping it in check is essential to our health.
A spoonful of monosaccharides helps the medicine go down! Feed your sweet tooth with the latest health findings on the sugar in your tea, your food and all over your body.
Reference Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood sugar levels.
Reference Insulin resistance is a condition where the body's cells don't properly respond to the hormone insulin, which tells cells to take in blood sugar and use it for fuel.
Reference Carbohydrates — one of the basic food groups — are the sugars, starches and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables and milk products. They are important to a healthy diet.
Sugar triggers dopamine "hits" in the brain, making us crave more of it. Sugar also disrupts memory formation.
A new study finds that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages is tied to an increased risk of early death.
What is it about the seasonal trend — that is, infusing pumpkin spice flavor into all kinds of treats — that makes it a fall favorite?
Blood sugar, or glucose, is the main sugar found in blood. It is an important source of energy and provides nutrients to the body.
Is the trick to cutting cravings for sugary foods as simple as getting a good night's sleep? A new small study from the United Kingdom suggests that may be the case.
Is alcohol good for your health or bad? With no shortage of contradictory findings, it's understandable if you're left feeling like you've had a little too much to drink.
Washing down your bacon cheeseburger with a big, cold soda may trigger the body to store more fat than it would if you drank something without sugar, a new small study finds.
A new breed of green grape isn't fluffy or flossy, but it tastes just like cotton candy, according to news sources.
The AMA is taking aim at hospitals with a policy recommendation encouraging healthier food and drink options for patients, visitors and staff.
It may not take much time at all to build up endurance -- perhaps one day, you could do it by taking a pill.
Memory problems and smaller brain volumes are just two things that are more common in people who often drink soda.