(Lisa Egan) I admit it: I’m a little bit addicted to the stuff.
(Ralph Flores) Consuming high amounts of sugary drinks – as well as doing it on an empty stomach – could be linked to problems not only in the liver but also in the gut microbiota, according to a study reported in the journal Cell Metabolism. The researchers, led by Princeton University scientists, revealed that food and drink containing high levels of sugar – in particular, fructose – are mainly processed in the small intestine, with the rest spilling over into the liver and the colon when the small intestine becomes overworked.
(Alanna Ketler) There is a good chance that many of you read the headline of this article and scoffed at the idea of not giving your child any sugar. Kids and sugar go hand in hand after all, no? Isn’t being able to offer your children a sweet treat in exchange for being a good boy or good girl a good way to encourage your kids to behave? Kids love sugar, why would anyone in their right mind want to deprive them of something that they love? You might also be thinking of all the candy, chocolate and sweets that you grew up eating and think “I’m fine, surely a little sugar isn’t going to seriously harm anyone?”
(Dr. Mercola) Thousands of studies spanning many decades show excess sugar damages your health,1 yet the sugar industry successfully buried the evidence and misdirected the public with manipulated science. According to the sugar industry, sugar is a harmless source of energy and may even be an important part of a healthy “balanced” diet.
(Ralph Flores) Cutting back on sugar may help decrease your likelihood of getting certain cancers, a recent study noted. The finding, which was part of an investigation made by researchers from Duke-NUS Medical School and the National University of Singapore, together with the Duke University School of Medicine and the Medical University of Vienna, is part of a unique approach explaining how reducing sugar can cause cancer cells to die.
(Isabelle Z.) By now, most of us are aware of the health dangers of high-fructose corn syrup and do our best to avoid it, and most health-conscious individuals won’t go anywhere near sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose. However, sticking to natural sugar isn’t as straightforward as it sounds given the many options available. Which type of natural sugar is superior from a health standpoint? The answer is complicated.
(Alanna Ketler) It has become increasingly common knowledge in recent years that sugar wreaks havoc on our health, leading to such prevalent and serious ailments as obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer. We are eating more sugar now than ever before, as almost all processed foods are laced with some form of the sweet poison.
(Mike Adams) Blueberries are miraculous natural medicine. If they were prescription medications, they would be called a “miracle” health breakthrough and an unprecedented milestone in medical science. Yet you can get them without a prescription, without a visit to the doctor and without “permission” from your health insurance provider. Related: Sugar and the Insane World of “Scientific” […]
(Anika Knüppel) But we still don’t know why. The thought of a cupcake, skillfully frosted with fluffy vanilla icing, may put a smile on your face, but research suggests that, in the long term, a sweet tooth may turn that smile into a frown – but not for the reasons you think. Related: Sugar and the Insane World […]