Sugar

Wellness Lies

'Natural' Sugars Are Not Better for You Than Regular Sugar

Experts tell us why using agave, coconut sugar, raw honey, maple syrup or any other sweetener with a health halo is not going to make you any healthier.
Emily Cassel
2.4.19
Health

Ban ‘Freakshakes,’ Says Anti-Sugar Campaign Group

No joy allowed in 2018.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.13.18
Drugs

Huge 'Fentanyl' Bust in North Carolina Turns Out to Just Be Sugar

The six kilos of powder had a street value of about $8.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.30.18
spending

Don't Buy This: Stop Wasting Money on Fancy Body Scrubs

When you're trying to relax, the high price of store-bought body scrubs can make you even more stressed. Here's how to DIY some delicious ones at home using simple household ingredients like brown sugar, salt and oatmeal.
Gina Ragusa
8.29.18
maple syrup

How Maple Syrup Played a Surprising Role in the Abolition of Slavery

The pancake topping has a remarkably political history.
Jonathan Beecher Field
6.28.18
News

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Should universities be able to tell parents about their children's struggles?
VICE Staff
6.15.18
not an ad

The Sugar Tax Killed Rubicon and I'm Not OK

The best tropical fruit drink there ever was is now stuffed full of sweeteners.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
6.5.18
Munchies

Woman Sues Lollipop Company Because She Didn't Realise They Contain Sugar

Makes sense.
Mayukh Sen
4.18.18
Easter

The Creator of the Cronut Is Back with Marshmallow Emoji Chicks

Dominique Ansel's new highly Instagrammable patisserie creation comes just in time for Easter.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.29.18
Health

Nestlé Creates First Chocolate Bar Using ‘Restructured’ Sugar

The company claims a new scientific technique lets it make chocolate with 30 percent less sugar.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
3.27.18
News

All The News You Need to Read This Morning

Read it all here.
VICE Staff
3.22.18
Recipe

Green Tomato Jam

This spicy-sweet condiment pairs nicely with cheeses and meats (but we wouldn't think twice about eating it straight from the jar with a spoon).
Justin Ayoub
2.20.18
0108