- October 28th, 2011
With Halloween just around the corner, parents can only imagine what kind of junk will fill their little ghouls’ goodie bags. We’re talking artificial flavors and colors, nasty GMOs, and scads of high-fructose corn syrup.
- November 1st, 2008
It’s true! A Swedish study reports that eating gummy bears containing xylitol, a natural sugar found in the white birch tree, helps prevent cavity-causing plaque buildup. “Xylitol also reduces levels of bacteria in the mouth that break down tooth enamel and can lead to cavities,” says Harold Katz, DDS, in Los Angeles.By Nicole Duncan