Sugar Scandal — Industry-Biased Study Questions Validity of Sugar Guidelines


By Dr. Mercola Research spanning many decades shows excess sugar damages your health, yet the sugar industry successfully buried the evidence and misdirected the public with faux science. According to the sugar industry, sugar is harmless and may even be an important part of a healthy diet. To this day, they’re promoting the myth that saturated fat is to blame for weight gain and ill health, not sugar, along with the thoroughly debunked calories-in, calories-out (energy balance) theory. Fortunately, the truth is emerging and taking hold, and some great books have been written exposing the history and extent of the cover-ups. Two examples are science journalist Gary Taubes’ book, “The Case Against Sugar,” and Marion Nestle’s “Soda Politics.” Sugar Industry Has Influenced Health Recommendations for Decades Download Interview Transcript Cristin Kearns, a dentist and fellow at the University of California, San Francisco, also made headlines with her Journal of the American M
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/01/04/industry-funded-study-questions-validity-sugar-guidelines.aspx

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