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Food & Wine

See How Much Sugar Is Packed Into 'Healthy' Food

Sneak preview: this donut has less sugar than you think... Unsplash Cadbury cream eggs are the height of sweetness. The milky substance on the outside barely qualifies as “chocolate” and the oozing fondant within is almost pure sugar. It’s possible the foil wrapper is the most nutritious part. When I think about eating a Cadbury cream egg, I gag a little. I once unwrapped one to see if they tasted like my childhood and stopped seconds later when the sickly smell of it hit my nose. It’s not that they have the most sugar of any candy—a standard Snickers bar has more—it’s that they’re unadulterat
ESPN The Magazine
13 min read
Sports

No. 1 Golden State Warriors Only One Man Can Stop Steph Curry. His Name Is Kevin Durant.

IT’S MARCH 15, and Stephen Curry is hard at work in his laboratory, firing shots at the basket tucked in the corner of Golden State’s practice facility. Steph’s hoop has been a constant since 2012, back when he lived in a loft on the same block as the facility. Curry might change shoes at halftime if his shot is errant, but he’s never changing baskets. The hoop is on the fifth floor of the pinkish-beige downtown Oakland Marriott, resting above the city’s attached, unassuming strip of a convention center. Atop the beige box sits a panopticon where media and visitors stare at the efforts of a m
Popular Science
5 min read
Nutrition

Americans Keep Buying Veggies And Then Throwing Them Away

The most nutritious foods are the ones most likely to end up in the waste bin. pexels Struggling to get more vitamins? You might try checking your garbage can.  A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics indicates that America's massive, ever-growing piles of wasted food are full of some of the most nutritious foods. “Other researchers had already tracked the amount of food that's wasted in terms of how much it weighs, the economic value, and how many calories were in it,” says lead author Marie Spiker, a doctoral student in the Department of International Health at J