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The National Sports drinks and energy drinks unhealthy for kids and teens

Most children and teens shouldn't consume sports and energy drinks, and the products should no longer be marketed to them, the Canadian Paediatric Society says. In a new position statement, the society said sports drinks are high in sugar, which contributes to the obesity epidemic as well as dental cavities.
  • 2017
  • 00:01:58
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/12/2018

Ideas Stuffed (Part 2 of 2)

For most of the 20th century, North American food consumption was relatively stable, but the 1980s marked the beginning of a dramatic shift. We're eating, on average, 200 calories per day more than we did just thirty years ago. We're eating larger portions, and we're eating more often. What happened to bring about this sudden change? In this two-part series ...
  • 2013
  • 00:53:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/11/2014

The Fifth Estate The Secrets of Sugar

For years we’ve heard about the dangers of eating too much fat or salt. But there have never been recommended limits for sugar on Canadian food labels, despite emerging research that suggests the sweet stuff may be making more of us fat and sick. The Fifth Estate’s Gillian Findlay digs into the surprising science — and the reaction from the food ...
  • 2013
  • 00:43:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/14/2014

Marketplace Sugar Surprise: Dieter's Dilemma

You may get a sugar shock from this program as it exposes how much sugar there is in the foods we eat. Sugar is the secret ingredient that makes food taste better, and at little cost to manufacturers. People are consuming half their weight in sugar every year, contributing to growing health problems such as obesity and diabetes. The problem ...
  • 2003
  • 00:24:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013