Myth 29: High Fructose Corn Syrup Is The Worst Of The Evils

sugarAside from the obvious nutritional benefits of ingesting natural sugars from their source, eating foods created from refined sugar of any kind seems to fall firmly within the jurisdiction of the epithet, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Continue reading

Myth 17: Kids like candy better than fruits and veggies.

FruitContrary to popular belief, a new study released by First 5 California found that parents don’t need to sneak fruits and vegetables into their children’s meals — kids say they actually like them! Interviews with more than 100 preschoolers across California revealed that kids not only know it’s important to eat fruits and vegetables, they frequently prefer them to candy.

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Myth 16: Gorging on candy rots your teeth.

CandyMark Helpin, pediatric dentist of Temple University, says that it is better to let your kids gorge themselves on candy periodically than to let them have a little piece here and there throughout the day.

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