The Truth About Sugar

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

11:45 am

Clark Center, Rm S361

Sponsored by:
Health Improvement Program

Experts estimate each American consumes about 16 lbs of candy per year. As a nation that’s about 3,500,000 pounds of candy! Learn the important facts about sugar: • What health problems are caused from too much sugar? • What popular foods are high in sugar? (You will be surprised!) • How do food companies disguise the sugar content in certain foods? • What about high fructose corn syrup and sugar alcohols? • Are sugar substitutes (Sweet N’Low, Equal, Splenda, Truvia), bad for you? • What about foods with sugar naturally present, not added? Let’s sort out facts from fiction. Learn tips to control sugar intake and sweeten foods without adding sugar. Clear up confusion you may have about sugar and sugar substitutes. Make healthier food choices when it comes to your sugar intake. Instructor: Janada Clark, MA, health and wellness specialist, and Stanford HIP and WorkLife instructor.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010.
11:45 am – 1:00 pm

Register at Class fee: $25 Class code: ts-01 STAP/EA Funds: YES


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