Researchers from the Mayo clinic recently linked two classes of foods with increased risk for cognitive decline.
Splenda is ubiquitous in the American diet. It's in more than 4,500 foods and beverages including diet sodas and products labeled “sugar-free” or “light.”
You may want to skip dessert tonight. New research reveals hidden negative effects of the sugar diet on your brain's ability to function.
If drinking soda is one of your guilty pleasures, you should pause to think about what you’re really putting in your body each time you take a sip.
Researchers find sugar consumption impairs your emotional makeup and mental abilities even more than extreme stress or abuse.
Sugary beverages produce inflammation in the hippocampus, the area of the brain involved in the formation, storage and organization of memory.
Coke exec steps down after emails show the company was intentionally skewing the science about the health effects of its products. The e-mails show a Coca-Cola-backed agency funding research that promotes the idea that lack of exercise, not bad diet, is primarily responsible for the obesity epidemic.
If you indulged in the sweets this season, here are a few ways you can counteract the damage.
Live in the Now's guide to healthy sugar substitutes.