Nutritional researcher Andreas Pfeiffer of the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbrücke talks to In Good Shape about the health risks of consuming large amounts of sugar, and explains why it's okay to eat a few pralines now and then.
There is a silent epidemic sweeping through Africa and it’s worse than HIV. Out of the 20 fastest rising countries with obesity, nearly half of them are in Africa. The health burden on the continent is rising.
Although it's only August, children in Germany have already consumed their recommended amount of sugar for the year, a consumer organization says. They blame companies for marketing sugar-packed food to kids.
Are you staring at your smartphone or computer screen for too long? Think twice about it! The blue light can trigger a craving for the sweet stuff — at least in rats.
Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent in India and Bangladesh, highlighting a need for better health care as fast food and sweet drinks gain popularity. The illness is already among the top 10 causes of death here.
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