‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

‘Big Sugar’ Is as Hazardous as ‘Big Tobacco’

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association published papers revealing that, in 1965, the sugar industry paid three scientists from Harvard to draw attention away from the connection between sugar and heart disease and focus instead on fat. In their findings, they relegated sugar to a problem for the dentist, not the cardiologist. […]

The Starbucks Sugar Overdose

The Starbucks Sugar Overdose

The sugar content in soft drinks has drawn a lot of criticism and concern, but a new study shows that people who opt for drinks other than black coffee at Starbucks are really overdosing on sugar. In fact, Action on Sugar, a United Kingdom group found that a lot of drinks at the coffee chain’s […]

Sugar and Sweeteners Becoming Dietary Enemy Number 1

Sugar and Sweeteners Becoming Dietary Enemy Number 1

Avoid things with cholesterol, avoid fats, avoid carbs. Pay attention to the food labels. There have been many dietary messages in recent years as people gained more weight. Now, the government and leading experts are pointing to a sugar, real and artificial, as the reason for the obesity epidemic. The new government guidelines, documentaries like […]

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