artificial sweeteners

Sugar Substitutes and Artificial Sweeteners

Updated 3 October 2022 under Health Guides.

Sugar substitutes (sometimes called low-calorie or artificial sweeteners) are ingredients used to sweeten foods and beverages instead of sugar. There are a variety of foods on the market that contain […]

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fast food

Fast Food Facts

Updated 25 January 2022 under Health Guides.

Fast food refers to food that can be prepared and served quickly. It can come from many places: sit-down restaurants, counter service, take-out, drive-thru, and delivery. Fast food is popular […]

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Gluten-Free Diet: Foods to Avoid vs. Safe Foods

Updated 3 May 2023 under Health Guides.

What foods do I avoid on the gluten–free diet? Following a gluten–free diet means you should remove all foods that have – or could have – gluten from your diet. […]

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Nutrition Facts Label

Updated 26 December 2023 under Health Guides.

The Nutrition Facts Label explains what nutrients (components of food your body needs to grow and stay healthy) and how much of those nutrients are found in one serving of […]

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energy drinks

Energy Drinks

Updated 9 June 2022 under Health Guides.

Many drinks at convenience stores and supermarkets claim to give you energy. Common brands of these drinks, known as energy drinks and energy supplements, include Red Bull®, Full Throttle®, Monster®, […]

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