Brittany Powelson


Brittany Powelson is a dietetic intern who graduated with her master’s degree from UW-Stout. She is currently working with Eau Claire City-County Health Department.

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Thu. Mar. 3rd, 2016

Reducing Sugar for long-term benefits

Brittany Powelson

Did you know the amount of sugar we eat has slowly been going up? Since 1950, the average person’s sugar intake has gone up by 39 percent. Having this much sugar in our children’s diets (and ours!) can have negative effects on our health, including dental cavities, obesity, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and many other diseases ...