Good Question: What's The Difference Between Sugar & High-Fructose Corn Syrup?This week, sugar makers and corn refiners began another round in their billion dollar court battle. Each maintains the other side has made false claims in the highly competitive sweetener market. So, what is the difference between high-fructose corn syrup and sugar? Good Question.
4 Things To Know: Wetterlings To Speak, Sugar Vs. Corn Syrup & MoreFrom the Wetterling family expected to make comments today to a battle between the sugar and corn syrup industries, here are the four stories to know from Tuesday, Nov. 3.
‘That Sugar Film’ Creator Wants You To Know Where Sugar Is Hidinghat Sugar Film, a Supersize Me-style documentary out of Australia, uses a sort of cinematic super-sweetness to combat the pervasiveness of sugar in our modern food supply. Filmmaker Damon Gameau’s film is visually over-the-top, with talking head experts appearing on cereal boxes and all sorts of different food labels.
Dairy Queen Removing Soda From Kids' MenusSoft drinks are still on the kids' menu at Dairy Queen. But come Sep. 1, the fast-food franchise will joins chains like McDonald's and Wendy's in eliminating soda. That doesn't mean adults can't order it for kids if they want. But for grandmother Jackie Preusse, just knowing the option isn't listed is a huge relief.
Good Question: How Much Halloween Candy Should Kids Eat?We know two bad things about candy for sure: it's basically sugar, which causes tooth decay, and its empty calories can lead to obesity. But really, how bad is it for kids to chow down on their bounty of Halloween candy? Deb Sheats is the director of the dietetic program at St. Catherine's University.
The 5 Foods That Will Age Your Skin FasterIt's Get Movin' Monday on the WCCO Morning Show. To kick off each work week, we bring in Health Magazine's "Next Fitness Star" and Tiger Athletics owner Stacie Clark to help you keep your fitness goals.
Tips To Avoid Excess Sugar In Your DietThere's increasing evidence that Americans have too much sugar in our diets and it's making us sick. Sugar is linked to all kinds of health problems and researchers are finding that too much sugar in our diets does more than just contribute to weight gain. It causes inflammation, leads to aches and pains in your joints and muscles, and even contributes to heart disease.
Low Sugar Prices Cut Into Crystal Sugar Farmer PaymentsLow sugar prices are cutting into payments to farmers at American Crystal Sugar Co. The Moorhead-based cooperative is telling its growers to expect a "massive reduction" in payments for this year's beet crop. In a company blog, American Crystal CEO David Berg says growers will be paid just $38 per ton. Last year, Crystal's farmers were paid more than $68 per ton. KFGO-AM reports Berg says most of Crystal's growers will lose money, and in many cases, "they will lose a lot of money."
Crystal Sugar Union Workers To Vote For 5th TimeUnion workers in North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa who have been locked out of their jobs for 20 months at American Crystal Sugar Co. are voting on the contract for the fifth time.
Toxic SugarDr. Robert Lustig joins Chad to discuss his new book, "Fat Chance".
You Can Be Too Sweet On Valentine's DayAs Valentine's Day approaches, you can bet a lot of people will be gifted some sweet treats. But are sugary snacks really the best gifts to give?
Best And Worst Diet Trends Of 2012Each year, a slew of new diets make "too good to be true" claims about losing weight fast with minimal effort. However, some eating trends have real staying power.