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Archive for the ‘Nutritional Analysis’ Category

Finding Hidden Sugar

Two to three decades ago, manufacturers removed fat from packaged foods and to make up for the lack of taste, replaced it with sugar. Even products with fat also contain sugar. However, nutrition labels list lump together added sugar with naturally occurring sugars in the ingredients. To find sugar in the ingredients list look for honey, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, juice (like evaporated cane juice) and words like dextrose, fructose, glucose, and sucrose, according to experts Stephanie Clarke, R.D., and Willow Jarosh, R.D. Sari Greaves, R.D., a spokeswoman for the American Dietetic Association says that the leading source […]

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Posted in: Healthy Drinks, Healthy Eating, News Briefs, Nutrition, Nutritional Analysis, Obesity, Overweight

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Coconut Water, a Natural Sports Drink

A team of tesearchers led by Chhandashri Bhattacharya, Ph.D. reports at the244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Philadelphia their findings after analyzing and comparing coconut water with Gatorade and Powerade, both popular brands of sports drinks. Coconut water is a tasty, clear liquid found inside a green coconut, the fruit of a coconut palm tree. It is a popular drink especially in tropical islands, where it is usually consumed with a straw, straight from the green coconut, as a cool, healthy beverage. It has later become a popular beverage even for sports enthusiasts, who […]

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Posted in: Antioxidants, Healthy Drinks, News Briefs, Nutritional Analysis

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