High Fructose Corn Syrup Fails to Reinvent Itself as 'Corn Sugar'

The makers of high fructose corn syrup are no doubt crying sugar sweet tears into their sodas today over the news that the FDA has ruled that they cannot change the name of their product to "corn sugar." The Corn Refiners Association had asked to change the name because they said people had a "bad impression of HFCS… » 5/30/12 11:15pm 5/30/12 11:15pm

Kids Are Eating Sugar Like It's Going Out of Style (Which It Is)

There has been a lot of fretting lately about just how much sugar we're all consuming, but we are particularly freaked out about what our kids are eating. Well, now it turns out we're right to worry because they are eating a shit-ton of sugar every day. Why? Well, for the same reason we grown-ups do: because having… » 3/01/12 2:00pm 3/01/12 2:00pm