sugar

12 small resolutions to clean up your diet in 2020

The New Year is right around the corner, and if you are looking to makeover your diet there are some simple suggestions to help you eat healthier in 2020. I'm not talking about a major food overhaul, but month-by-month

What makes soda so addictive?

Slashing soft drinks from your diet is a quick way to improve your health and lose weight -- that much you probably already know.

Small cans resulting in big sales for Coca-Cola

Good things came in small sizes for Coca-Cola last quarter. The company reported sales that topped forecasts, thanks in part to a double-digit increase in volume for its 7.5-ounce mini cans.

Physician groups call for taxes on sugary drinks

Physicians' groups have long taken a stand against high consumption of sugary drinks in the United States -- and now they are calling for several policies to limit access to sugar-sweetened beverages among children and teens.

Why you can't just eat one cookie or potato chip

Have you ever found yourself staring at an empty bag of cookies you just devoured? Don't beat yourself up. Your brain is wired to eat that cookie -- and the next 10. It's as automatic a response as running away from a loud noise.

Hidden pitfalls of popular diets

If you've resolved to eat healthier at one point or another, you may have been enticed by popular nutrition trends, like organic or gluten-free eating, or even vegetarianism.