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3 06, 2014

The Obsession with Sugar

By |2014-06-03T09:00:40-04:00June 3rd, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

As a nutrition communication consultant I occasionally write about topics related to the food industry clients I may serve, but my thoughts and opinions are my own. This post is on behalf of the Calorie Control Council.   I recently read an article claiming that crystalline fructose was different than [...]

26 10, 2012

Added Sugars: Update from FNCE 2012

By |2012-10-26T08:00:05-04:00October 26th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I was in Philadelphia a couple of weeks ago where the Academy of Food and Nutrition held its annual conference and expo. There were thousands of RDs and nutrition professionals there, working in a variety of industry: Clinical nutrition, school nutrition, media (freelance writers, authors, television), community nutrition, [...]

3 05, 2012

Summary: Fructose, Sucrose and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Relevant Scientific Findings and Health Implications

By |2012-05-03T10:21:52-04:00May 3rd, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Experimental Bio 2012 session, Fructose, Sucrose and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Relevant Scientific Findings and Health Implications, provided me with some important takeaways which I have listed here. Each of the five speakers had a chance to present their take on the biochemistry and potential health implications [...]

25 04, 2012

Panel of Experts Discuss Sweeteners at Experimental Biology 2012 Meeting

By |2012-04-25T15:43:30-04:00April 25th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|13 Comments

I was a consultant to the Corn Refiner's Association when this posted, but my thoughts and opinions are my own. I'm back from the Experimental Biology 2012 conference in San Diego. The session: "Fructose, Sucrose, and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Relevant Scientific Findings and Health Implications" created quite [...]