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HEALTH
HEALTH

Coca-Cola Is Using More Artificial Sweeteners to Meet Sugar Reduction Targets

The drinks giant has reduced the sugar content of Sprite, Fanta, and Dr. Pepper by adding sweeteners like stevia and acesulfame.
Daisy Meager
5.17.17
chocolate
chocolate

You Should Be Eating Better Chocolate Easter Eggs

All of your chocolate Easter eggs are the same: generic, sweet crap. It should be like this: cocoa beans and sugar. That’s chocolate.
Mike Longman
4.14.17
chocolate
chocolate

Nestlé Is Changing the Kit Kat Recipe and People Are Outraged

It’s the first time the chocolate bar has been altered since World War II.
Daisy Meager
3.29.17
Recipe
Recipe

Bourbon Caramelo

You had me at "bourbon."
Michelle Gayer
3.27.17
chocolate
chocolate

This Study Says the 'Cure' for Your Chocolate Addiction Is Mindfulness

Chocolate cravings can rival those of highly addictive drugs—but now there might be a pretty simple solution.
Alex Swerdloff
3.15.17
diet
diet

You're Eating Too Much Bacon, Not Enough Nuts, Study Says

An absence of good food can be just as bad (and deadly) as too much bad food.
Nick Rose
3.12.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

Experts Say Junk Food Should Be Sold in Plain Packaging Like Cigarettes

University of Cambridge neuroscientist Wolfram Schultz claims that the colourful branding of unhealthy foods causes people to overeat.
Daisy Meager
3.7.17
Vegetarian food
Vegetarian food

This Vegetarian Chef Says Pizza Is Just as Good for You as Quinoa

“I wholeheartedly believe that a rushed bowl of quinoa is going to have way less nutrition than pizza and some beers with friends,” says Anna Jones, chef and author of smash veggie cookbook A Modern Way To Cook.
Daisy Meager
2.24.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

This Is How Many Extra Calories You Consume from Taking Your Tea with Sugar

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign have worked out the caloric implications of adding a sugar cube to your brew.
Daisy Meager
2.1.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

France Just Banned Unlimited Drink Refills

In an attempt to combat obesity, French ministers have passed a law prohibiting all eateries from serving free fizzy drink refills.
Daisy Meager
1.27.17
WTF
WTF

This Story of a Huge Skittles Spill on a Motorway Just Keeps Getting Weirder

A Mars spokesperson had no idea how the thousands of defective sweets ended up in a cardboard box on the back of a truck more than 150 miles away.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.24.17
Sweden
Sweden

Why Swedes Are Trying to Preserve a Pastry That Could Break Your Teeth

Skånsk Spettkaka is a Swedish egg-based pastry that looks like housing material and has been described to taste like a cross between styrofoam and straight sugar.
Theo Hagman Rogowski
1.10.17