U.S. Babies, Toddlers Eat Way Too Much Added Sugar, Study FindsAdded sugar has been linked with obesity, asthma, dental cavities and heart disease risk factors such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure.
'Sweet Tooth' Gene Linked To Having Less Body Fat, Study FindsA new study has found that people with a specific gene which makes them crave sugary treats actually have less body fat than others.
Study Finds Cook County Adults Consume High Amounts Of Sugary DrinksA new study indicates the amount of sugary drinks consumed by adults in Cook County has serious health implications.
County Going After Retail Group For Lost Soda Tax MillionsThe tax was supposed to go into effect July 1, but it started Wednesday instead, after retailers lost their bid to keep a restraining order in place.
Bacon, Soda & Too Few Nuts Tied To Big Portion Of US DeathsGorging on bacon, skimping on nuts? These are among food habits that new research links with deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes.
Rep. Davis, Sen. Kirk Claim Sugar Subsidies Costing Illinois JobsThe recently passed Farm Bill left the U.S sugar subsidy program intact and two local lawmakers say that's costing Illinois jobs, reports WBBM's Veronica Carter.
Nutrition Labels Leave Consumers Confused About Sugar LevelsIt's no secret many foods contain sugar, but you might be shocked to learn just how much is in some seemingly healthy options.
Consumers Flooded With Enhanced Water Products, But Which Are Best?CBS 2's Kris Gutierrez talks with a nutrition expert about some of the different products in the marketplace.