Healthnotes Newswire the week of 2/12

  • Zero-Calorie Sweetener Gets Thumbs Up from FDA
    An alternative sweetener derived from the stevia plant—and pronounced “generally recognized as safe”—has just hit the market… More on this story »
  • The Sour Side of Sweet
    A new study finds a direct link between eating high fructose corn syrup—the sugar found in soft drinks and other foods—and excess weight gain… More on this story »
  • Advice to Seniors: Cutting Calories May Improve Memory
    For seniors, calorie restriction, along with continued mental and physical activity, can help maintain memory and brain function… More on this story »