SugarScience Blog Archive

November 2014

November 25, 2014

Thanksgiving: Food, Family, Health

For many of us, the holidays are the one time of year when we can gather our far-flung families and bring them all back to the same table. Some of us have cranberry with our turkey and some of us serve salsa. But for everybody, Thanksgiving is about food and family. And that’s what makes it also about health.

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November 10, 2014

Welcome to SugarScience!

We’re a group of 12 scientists and physicians at three universities who’ve come together to create the authoritative source for the science about added sugar and its impact on our health.

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November 4, 2014

Why Sugar? Why Now?

Americans are consuming unprecedented amounts of sugar in the form of sweetened drinks and processed foods – far more than we did a few decades ago. A growing body of new science suggests that all this sugar isn’t just making us fat; it may also be making us sick.

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SugarScience Facts

Overconsumption of added sugar is linked to type 2 diabetes, a disease affecting 26 million Americans.

SugarScience Facts

Growing scientific evidence shows that too much added sugar, over time, is linked to diabetes, heart disease and liver disease.

Healthy Beverage Initiative

Learn more about how organizations are
eliminating the sale of sugar sweetened beverages.

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