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2012

Mother Jones December 1, 2012

Big Sugar's Sweet Little Lies

by Gary Taubes and Cristin Kearns Couzens

A growing body of research suggests that sugar and its nearly chemically identical cousin, high-fructose corn syrup, may very well cause diseases that kill hundreds of thousands of Americans every year, and that these chronic conditions would be far less prevalent if we significantly dialed back our consumption of added sugars.

CBS - 60 Minutes April 1, 2012

Is Sugar Toxic?

by Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Kimber Stanhope, PhD, RD, a nutrition scientist, shows in her study that it is possible to increase risk factors for cardiovascular disease in healthy young people simply by feeding them a diet heavy in added sugars for two weeks.

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Too much fructose in added sugar can damage your liver just like too much alcohol.

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Today, 31% of American adults and 13% of kids suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

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

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