Food & Nutrition

Can Our Bodies Even Tell the Difference Between Naturally Occurring and Added Sugars?

If you regularly read nutrition labels—or, ya know, half-heartedly skim them on occasion just for the hell of it—you may have noticed a couple new lines appearing on more and more products. Food manufacturers are now listing “Total Sugars” and “Added Sugars” in the Nutrition Facts (under “Total Carbohydrate”), thanks to a new Food and […]

Food & Nutrition

How to Tell If a Melon Is Ripe—And Pick Perfectly Every Time

Next time you’re at the store, here’s how to tell if a melon is ripe. Hint: You’ll need to tap into all your senses! Shutterstock/Roman023_photography Nothing says “summer” like a sweet and juicy melon! (Especially an extra-refreshing watermelon.) That’s why getting home and finding you’ve purchased a lackluster cantaloupe, honeydew, or watermelon is so disappointing. […]