July 2008 Issue

Sugar—Can’t Live With It Or Without It...But Here’s How You Can Try

Like it or not, we are a nation with a collective sweet tooth. Sweeteners—natural or artificial—saturate our food supply, appearing in everything from beverages, cereals and yogurts to processed meats, condiments and even spice blends. Now, the growing epidemic of obesity is shining a spotlight on sugar as a possible contributor to America’s weight problem. But a love of sweets doesn’t mean sugary foods have to dominate your diet. Here, EN offers advice on how to manage a sweet tooth without giving up what you love.

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