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November 12, 2014

Website Explores Sugar's Effects on Health

by Anahad O'Connor

Most people know that too much sugar can be bad for you. But now a dozen scientists at three universities have started a new website called to educate the public on precisely how too much sugar can make people sick.

The Bigger Picture Project February 5, 2014

Mobilizing Youth to Speak Out on Sugar and Diabetes

by Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo

The UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations helps combat the rising epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes by empowering youth to change the conversation about the disease and work to change the social and environmental factors that have led to its spread.

February 3, 2014

Sugar not only makes you fat, it may make you sick

by Dr.Sanjay Gupta CNN Health

In recent years, sugar - more so than fat - has been receiving the bulk of the blame for our deteriorating health. Most of us know we consume more sugar than we should. Let's be honest, it's hard not to.

SugarScience Facts

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

SugarScience Facts

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

SugarScience Facts

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

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March 2, 2015
A guide to sweeteners

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