Press Highlights for SugarScience
November 11 - 25, 2014
"Studies show consuming excess sugar can lead to wrinkles, liver damage, even loss of limbs"
By Lisa Aliferis - Washington Post (11/21/2014)
By Anna Almendrala - The Huffington Post (11/19/2014)
"Sugar Isn't Just Making You Fat-It's Making You Sick"
By Josh Sherer (11/14/2014)
By Kathleen Masterson - UCSF (11/13/2014)
By Alexandra Tunell - Harpers Bazzar (11/11/2014)
Previous Stories (November 10 -14, 2014)
Means the same as sugar-sweetened beverages or liquid sugars.SugarScience Glossary
One of the three major groups of nutrients we eat. Much of this website is related to problems associated with too much fat storage in the body. Each gram of fat produces 9 calories of energy if burned by the body as fuel. Fat can be stored in many places in the body. We generally think of fat as under the skin (subcutaneous), but the fat that may be most damaging to us is the fat stored in the liver and around the organs of the abdomen (intrahepatic and visceral or abdominal or intra-abdominal)SugarScience Glossary
The largest internal organ. It weighs about three to four pounds and is located under the lower edge of the ribs on the right side. It helps us digest our food and remove toxins from our blood. "Hepat" in a word means liver, so an "hepato-toxin" is a liver poison or something that can cause damage to the liverSugarScience Glossary