Sugar triggers dopamine "hits" in the brain, making us crave more of it. Sugar also disrupts memory formation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The new Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino is getting a lot of attention for its sky-high sugar content, but it's not the chain's most sugar-filled beverage.
Sugar-sensing lenses could one day give people a way to check their blood sugar levels without drawing blood.
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