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Toxic Sugar on 60 Minutes with Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Americans consume about 130 pounds of added sugars per person each year, CBS News says.
Lustig sees little difference between sugar and high fructose corn syrup. "They are basically equivalent. The problem is they're both bad. 
 

 

Food Industry's Secret Weapon
(WHY Sugar is addictive & in 80% of Food)

This video explores the addictive nature of sugar, why it's in all our food and how it is affecting our brains, bodies and overall health.
 

 

The sugar industry in the U.S. thrives at a whopping $100 billion in annual revenue
It turns out, a high intake of sugar can contribute to nutrient deficiencies in ways other than by displacing more nutritious foods. We’ve discovered a number of mechanisms by which sugar can actually deplete (or reduce the absorption) of certain vitamins and minerals. As a result, eating too much sugar can induce deficiencies, even when our overall micronutrient intake appears to be adequate.

Articles

What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

You add it to your morning cup of coffee or tea. You bake it into pastries, cakes, and cookies. You even sprinkle it all over your breakfast cereal or your oatmeal for added "flavor."

But that's not all. It's also hidden in some beloved "treats" that people consume on a daily basis, such as sodas, fruit juices, candies, and ice cream. It also lurks in almost all processed foods, including breads, meats, and even your favorite condiments like Worcestershire sauce and ketchup.

It's none other than sugar. Most people view sugary foods as tasty, satisfying, and irresistible treats. But I believe that there are three words that can more accurately describe sugar: toxic, addicting, and deadly. ....Continue Reading

5 Nutrients You’re Deficient In… If You Eat Too Much Sugar

When we talk about eating too much sugar, the conversation usually revolves around excessive energy intake, empty calories, blood glucose and insulin spikes, or increased risk of chronic diseases (like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease). But, there’s actually another huge problem that gets less airtime in the sugar discussion: micronutrient deficiencies!

It turns out, a high intake of sugar can contribute to nutrient deficiencies in ways other than by displacing more nutritious foods. We’ve discovered a number of mechanisms by which sugar can actually deplete (or reduce the absorption) of certain vitamins and minerals. As a result, eating too much sugar can induce deficiencies, even when our overall micronutrient intake appears to be adequate. ....Continue Reading