Food & Nutrition

Low-Calorie Sweetener Allulose Is a New Kind of Sugar That Doesn’t Count as Sugar

Some breaking news in 2020 food trends: The latest ingredient people are swapping in for sugar is, well, sugar. It’s called allulose, and it’s been popping up on my foodie/health-writer radar for the past few months: while I’m browsing ingredients labels in the aisles of Whole Foods (as one does), in conversations with nutrition experts […]

Food & Nutrition

11 Signs You Have a Sugar Addiction

DenisFilm/ShutterstockImagine making a nearly life-size sculpture of yourself out of sugar cubes and consuming it over the next 365 days. That’s essentially what many of us are doing. The typical American eats an average of 128 pounds of added sugars each year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And it affects our bodies on […]