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Why Is Sugar So Addictive?

Why Is Sugar So Addictive?

Yesterday I posted about an article on CBS News that explores how a new book accuses the food industry of manipulating products to make people buy and eat more… “Salt, sugar, fat are the holy grail for the processed food industry. They know when they hit the...
Sugar, Alcohol, Obesity

Sugar, Alcohol, Obesity

As a species, we consume almost 2,204 pounds of white sugar each year – an average of around 81.4 pounds per person. Many health professionals have noted the negative health effects of sugar, from excessive weight gain to diabetes. It has also been reported that...
Cereal Bars: Healthy Image is a Myth

Cereal Bars: Healthy Image is a Myth

The image of cereal bars as a healthy snack is a “myth”, according to a study by Which? The consumer group found all but one of the 30 bars it analysed were high in sugar, with more than half containing over 30% sugar. One bar, Nutri-Grain Elevenses,...