Writer Chronicles A Year With No Sugar

Pawlet writer Eve Ogden Schaub and her family are halfway through a year with no sugar.  Not just white and brown sugar, corn syrup and artificial sweeteners, but also honey, maple syrup and fruit juice. Schaub is chronicling their experiences in her blog. 

How much sugar is too much?

UVM nutritionist Rachel Johnson talks with us about new guidelines that limit the number of added sugars we should consume.  Also, a look at plans to expand the Calvin Coolidge Historical site, and we read from the mailbag.

VT Edition: Sugar Consumption

Jane Lindholm talks with a UVM nutritionist about American consumption of large amounts of sugar, and why culture has become so obsessed with nutritional studies, and quick fixes.