Why sugar is bad for you
“Sugar spoils no dish,” averred a 16th-century German saying. But it certainly spoils and savages people’s health, says Gary Taubes, an American science writer who has focused heavily on the ills of sugar over the past decade and is the co-founder of an initiative to fund research into the underlying causes of obesity.
Cultures with diets that contain considerable fat—like the Inuit and the Maasai—experienced obesity, hypertension and coronary disease only when they began to eat profuse amounts of sugar
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