The Hidden Truth About “Health Bars”
Hannah Ciolek, Boston University
Saturday, March 10, 2018

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  2. The Repository of Added Sugar Names
    20 Nov, 2017
    The Repository of Added Sugar Names
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  3. The Myth of Gatorade
    17 Jul, 2017
    The Myth of Gatorade
    Growing up at sporting events, Gatorade was a staple drink on the sidelines and almost always offered by the parents bringing post-game snacks. Kids will often drink a bottle to rehydrate and refuel after games and practices, but is Gatorade actually a good option for this purpose? Or even necessary to begin with? The answer is no. While it is billed as a necessity when partaking in sporting events, it is really just sugar water and should be avoided unless participating in long distance