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  • California teens drinking more sugary drinks

    California teens drinking more sugary drinks

    Although younger children in California are drinking less soda and other sugary beverages, teens in the state are actually drinking more, according to a report released Thursday.
    Although younger children in California are drinking less soda and other sugary beverages, teens in the state are actually drinking more, according to a report released Thursday.
  • Your Health: Are You Addicted To Sugar?

    Your Health: Are You Addicted To Sugar?

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    Are you a sugar addict?You may be one and not even know it!Fox 29's Joyce Evans takes a look at that naughty everyday ingredient that seems to be added to just about everything we eat.
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On average, Americans consume a whopping 22 tablespoons of sugar a day.

And that figure is even more during the holidays.

Too much sugar has been linked to weight gain, type-2 diabetes, even heart disease.

But, as FOX 29's Joyce Evans shows us, giving it up isn't so easy.

She followed a couple that spent three weeks shedding pounds, but it was no walk in the park. See how they did it, and how you can, too.

They're doing it with the help of the new book "The 21 Day Sugar Detox."

What if you want to cut back on sugar without going cold turkey? Try cutting back on the processed foods you eat, meaning all the stuff that comes already made for you, in a bag or a box.

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  • Ya Gotta Try This Tasting

    Ya Gotta Try This Tasting

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-08-26 15:27:40 GMT
    Join FOX 29's Mike Jerrick and the Good Day Philadelphia team for a tasty night of yummy treats benefiting local youth.You've all seen Mike's weekly "Ya Gotta Try This" segments on Good Day Philadelphia, where he visits local restaurants and eating establishments to try their signature, and sometimes, unusual, dishes. Now you have the chance to do the same at the "Ya Gotta Try This" Tasting, Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30 to 9:30, at the Independence Visitor Center, One North Independence Mall W...
    Join FOX 29's Mike Jerrick and the Good Day Philadelphia team for a tasty night of yummy treats benefiting local youth.You've all seen Mike's weekly "Ya Gotta Try This" segments on Good Day Philadelphia, where he visits local restaurants and eating establishments to try their signature, and sometimes, unusual, dishes. Now you have the chance to do the same at the "Ya Gotta Try This" Tasting, Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30 to 9:30, at the Independence Visitor Center, One North Independence Mall W...
  • Dr. Mike: Canned Tuna Warning For Pregnant Women

    Dr. Mike: Canned Tuna Warning For Pregnant Women

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:30:23 GMT

    Expectant mothers, think it's OK to eat canned tuna? Well, think again! Dr. Mike explains why it may actually be more dangerous than fresh fish.

    Expectant mothers, think it's OK to eat canned tuna? Well, think again! Dr. Mike explains why it may actually be more dangerous than fresh fish.


  • Baby That Needs Specialized Formula Receives Overwhelming Support

    Baby That Needs Specialized Formula Receives Overwhelming Support

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    Insurance policies have rules governing what's covered and what's not. Generally, they make sense. The rules are designed to prevent unreasonable costs from being passed along to the insurer, and by extension to other insurance customers. But listen to Sheree Kober's story. 
    Insurance policies have rules governing what's covered and what's not. Generally, they make sense. The rules are designed to prevent unreasonable costs from being passed along to the insurer, and by extension to other insurance customers. But listen to Sheree Kober's story. 

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