New SugarScience Alerts

The articles below represent the latest research papers on the impact of added sugar on our health. The SugarScience team will continue to post further research as it emerges in the scientific literature, with a synopsis of the new findings and links to the original scientific paper. Please check back regularly for more news or sign up for our email updates by clicking the "Stay Informed" button.

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Added sugar

Any sugar added in preparation of foods, either at the table, in the kitchen or in the processing plant. This may include sucrose, high fructose corn syrup and others.

SugarScience Glossary

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.

Healthy Beverage Initiative

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

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