The Not So Sweet Facts About Sugar

A new study offers a broad overview of the use of sugar in the US diet and its consequent health implications. The good news is that the growth in sugar intake appears to have stopped and may even have slightly declined. The bad news is that people still consume way too much sugar and that that sugar is killing them.

In a paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine, Quanhe Yang, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and colleagues analyze data about sugar use and its health effects from the NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) studies.

Click here to read the full story on Forbes. 

English: Macro photograph of a pile of sugar (...
English: Macro photograph of a pile of sugar (saccharose) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


  1. Read today’s WASHINGTON POST ‘Style’- C1 “Can he go home again?” re: ex-Cuban family sugar empire head, longstanding billionaire+ U.S. sugar monopoly plutocrat, anti-Castro super-funder,
    and ALL–thanks to decades of unnecessary federal sugar subsidies,
    other special agricultural and political giveaways.
    It’s a grandee ‘sugar and spice and everything nice’ piece on
    76-year-old Alfonso Fanjul. No one does this better than THE POST!

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