Articles tagged "sugar"

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8 000 scientific papers link refined white sugar to chronic disease

One of the worst things you can do to your body is feed it sugar - not necessarily natural sugar like the kind found in fruit, but refined sugar. A team of scientists from the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) recently pored through more than 8 000 scient

January 14, 2015

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Sugar named 'most addictive and dangerous substance' of our time, worse than cigarettes and alcohol

While the rest of the world is busy obsessing over the dangers of cigarettes and alcohol, the head of Amsterdam's health service in the Netherlands is trying to raise awareness about a much bigger and more pervasive health threat: sugar. According to Paul Van der

September 28, 2013

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Researchers propose that sugars be taxed like other harmful and addictive substances

The results of research findings over the past 20 years have scientists urging governments to tax sugar in the same way as other harmful substances like tobacco and alcohol are. These addictive substances have high abuse potential, and any amount of their consumption is

August 21, 2013

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New MRI research reveals cancer cells thrive on processed sugar

Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, your dietary habits could be significantly adding to your risk of developing cancer. New research published in the journal Nature Medicine has confirmed that processed sugar is one of the primary driving forces behind the

July 17, 2013

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What's really in the food? The A to Z of the food industry's most evil ingredients

Ever wonder what's really in the food sold at grocery stores around the world? People keep asking me, "What ingredients should I avoid?" So I put together a short list that covers all the most toxic and disease-promoting ingredients in the food supply. These are the

October 18, 2011