The WHO’s new sugar guidelines are really hard to meet. The World Health Organization suggests that adults should limit their sugar intake to six teaspoons a day, or about 25 grams. While that might seem easy when you visualize six teaspoons, just remember that one can of soda contains almost double your recommended daily dosage. Many of your favorite savoury foods, like soups for example, are also high in sugar.
A powerful earthquake struck off of California’s Northern coast. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor struck 50 miles west of Eureka and was followed by a half-dozen aftershocks, including one of magnitude 4.6. There hasn’t been any reports of damage or injuries, even though the quake was felt quite strongly on the mainland. The National Tsunami Warning Centre hasn’t issued any alerts.
Two Lev Tahor members were apprehended in Calgary. Local police confirm that officers and officials with Chatham-Kent Children’s Services apprehended a 17-year old female and her five-month-old daughter as they stepped off of a flight at Calgary International Airport. Last year, a Quebec court had ordered the 14 children from the sect to be placed in foster care after investigating allegations that the children were mistreated, malnourished and improperly educated.
Investigators still haven’t sound a single piece of the missing jet. Investigators say they are looking at ‘every angle’ to explain how a Boeing 777 jet vanished above the waters of south Vietnam, including extreme scenarios like a hijacking. As hope fades for the victims’ relatives, attention is now focusing on how two passengers managed to board the plane using stolen passports.
Toronto Police are searching for a missing OHL player. Terry Trafford, a centre for the OHL’s Saginaw Spirit in Michigan, has not been seen or heard from since March 3. Police say he was last seen Monday morning at around 9:30 a.m., leaving the U.S. for his home in Toronto. The Saginaw Spirit organization released a statement saying it was ‘very concerned’ about Trafford’s whereabouts.
The Canadian photojournalist killed in Syria ‘cared about the world he lived in.’ Ali Mustafa and six others died after a Syrian government aircraft dropped barrel bombs in a rebel-held region of Aleppo. Mustafa’s sister said he worked tirelessly to document the tragedies occurring during the bloody civil war. ‘He believed in social justice, in humanity,’ she said. ‘He was a really caring, loving person.’