‘It’s calories that count when it comes to weight loss, not uniquely calories from sugar.’
American Beverage Association statement
Sugar is becoming the big dietary villain of our times.
We used to think it was saturated fat that made us fat. But fat consumption fell and we carried on getting more obese and unwell.
All those low-fat products on the supermarket shelves just happen to be full of added sugar.
A swelling chorus of doctors and dieticians are now warning that the white stuff is the real culprit, leading to higher rates of diabetes and other illness as well as expanding waistlines.
Last week the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended people halve their sugar intake.
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