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2015

March 19, 2015

Audio: The Bitter Battle over Sugar Labeling

by kcrw.com

A lot of unlikely food products include more sugar than occurs naturally -- including deli meats, bread and trail mix. Now the FDA wants labels to specify how much sugar is added — and that has the food industry up in arms. Why doesn't it want consumers to know?

March 11, 2015

UCSF researchers uncover tainted decades-old studies on tooth decay

by Laura Dudnick

Researchers at UC San Francisco recently exposed a conflict of interest between the private sector and federal government on the effect of sugar on teeth. The researchers found documents from the 1960s and '70s that showed a coordinated effort to cover up findings showing how reduced sugar consumption would prevent tooth decay.

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

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

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