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Great News: Sugar is OK (Don’t Think So!)

By Dietdoctor @DietDoctor1
Great News: Sugar is OK (Don’t Think So!)

Apparently, it's now OK to eat sugar. There's no convincing link between sugar and obesity or other diseases. This according to a new review of the science. Great news!

Springer Link: Sugars, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Disease: Results From Recent Randomized Control Trials

...Except if you look at the fact that this article, and it's lead author Dr. Rippe, is funded by companies like Pepsi, Coca Cola, the Corn Refiners Association (manufacturing High Fructose Corn Syrup), ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods etc. There might be a little tiny risk of bias involved.

I guess the bottom line is this: Sugar is fine for your health, says the companies trying to keep selling it to you. And their pet scientist Dr. Rippe agrees, while pocketing some more sugar dollars.

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