The disturbing truth about what sugar is doing to children

Children who eat too much sugar are developing diseases that only alcoholics used to get

Eating too much sugar isn’t just a problem for our waistlines. It’s making us sick — very sick. Here, Robert Lustig, who is a professor of pediatric endocrinology at the University of California at San Francisco, explains just how much our health has taken a turn for the worse since the ’70s and the ’80s. Lustig predicts it could even be the downfall of American Medicare and Social Security. Learn more in Lustig’s books “The Hacking of the American Mind” and “Fat Chance.”

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Too much sweetness: ‘All sugars aren’t the same’ – The Globe and Mail

The new film, Fed Up opening in theaters next week, is an exposé of the deadly consequences of excessive sugar consumption.  This film, from the producer of An Inconvenient Truth, accuses governments and the food industry of failing to combat the problem.  We concur.  And applaud all the efforts to make the public aware of the damage sugar does.  The consequences of sugar consumption is the basis of Sugar Crush.

For decades, many believed the only damage sugar caused was tooth decay and weight gain. But in recent years, the case against it has been building with fantastic speed, and now a growing chorus of physicians and scientists believe the dangers are comparable to those of smoking.

Read the article: Too much sweetness: ‘All sugars aren’t the same’ – The Globe and Mail

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