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DFW Doctor Talks Allergies, Sugar, Smoking

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about how to know when allergies become something worse, new guidelines for sugar intake, and the dangers of smoking around children.

03/06/2014

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Dr Pepper Plans 60-Calorie Sodas

Americans are cutting back on both regular soda and diet soda. So, Dr Pepper is testing something in between — a 60-calorie version made with natural sweeteners.

02/12/2014

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Healthy Cookbook Made By Teens, For Teens

March is National Nutrition Month, and a North Texas hospital is celebrating by sponsoring the publishing of a new cookbook which helps teach kids how to eat healthier.

03/20/2013

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Doctor Discusses Weight, Sugars, Pill Colors

Dr. Crystal Foster talks about the latest medical headlines including a surprising link between weight and mortality, how sugars affect the brain, and the differences in pill colors.

01/03/2013

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Brain Image Study: Fructose May Spur Overeating

This is your brain on sugar — for real. Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.

01/01/2013

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AMA Supports Requiring Obesity Education For Kids

The American Medical Association says yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity should be required for public schoolchildren and teens.

06/20/2012

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Study Says Sugar May Make You Dumber

A sugar-laden diet could make you dumber, according to the authors of a new study. But, don’t fret — omega-3 fatty acids may be able to mitigate the effects.

05/18/2012

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Is Sugar, The Way It’s Consumed By Americans, Toxic?

If you are what you eat, then what does it mean that the average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar a year? The chances are good that sugar is a bigger part of your daily diet than you may realize which is why this story is so important.

04/02/2012