EChO - Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation

EChO Novel Initiatives to Combat Childhood Obesity
by Chunming Liu, MCPHS University
Monday, October 24, 2016

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  1. Green Label Homemade Salad Dressing
    13 Jun, 2017
    Green Label Homemade Salad Dressing
    It’s lunchtime! You’ve been working hard all day and now it’s time to refuel your body with a nutritious meal – salad. Good source of protein from chicken, fiber from greens, and sugar from the dressing! What? You didn’t know about all the added sugar in that prepackaged bottle of dressing you picked up from the store? Kraft, Hidden Valley, Wishbone, you name it and there’s a good chance there may be sugar hiding in your favorite dressing. Here’s the solution – make your own. It’s easier,
  2. The Sugary Truth About Evaporated Cane Juice
    13 Mar, 2017
    The Sugary Truth About Evaporated Cane Juice
    The New Year is an ideal time to make resolutions and formulate plans for accomplishing the changes you’ve always wanted in your life. This may be the year you strive to be more conscious about the foods you buy and consume. You may be trying to avoid food products containing the term “sugar” in the ingredient list and instead opting for products containing ingredients that seem more natural and healthier, such as “evaporated cane juice”. Unfortunately, it’s a misnomer to consider
  3. How much Added Sugar is in my BREAD?
    04 Apr, 2016
    What is Added Sugar?
    What is Added Sugar? Why it is important and what you can do about it Did you know that every day you are consuming a food that has addictive properties similar to cocaine (1)? This compound is called “added sugar”.  Added sugar is present in 74% of all packaged foods sold in supermarkets and is also in common savory products like burgers, pizza, bread, soup, crackers, pasta sauce, and even in salad dressings (2). According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), added