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Natural sugar alternative

Lynda Kinkade Today Tonight The push is on for an all-natural sweetener from South American to be more widely used as a sugar alternative, hoping to help our sweet addictions.

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The Skinny on Obesity

UCTV Sugar impacts the brain just as much as the waistline. In this episode, Dr. Robert Lustig explains the biochemical shifts that sugar causes, making us store fat and feel hungry at the same time. Series: “UCTV Prime: The Skinny … Continue reading

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Sugar production switch in liver may offer target for new diabetes therapies

Andy Hoang EurekAlert Salk researchers find molecular switch that controls liver glucose production and may represent a new avenue for treating insulin-resistant type II diabetes. In their extraordinary quest to decode human metabolism, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological … Continue reading

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Is sugar toxic? 60 minutes 1 April 2012

CNN 60 minutes Related: Sugar: The Bitter Truth

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This Popular Beverage Can Increase Your Stroke Risk by 50%

Dr. Mercola Mercola Diet soda is often perceived as being “healthier” than regular soft drinks because it contains artificial sweeteners in lieu of sugar, and therefore has no calories. Many conventional nutritionists will even go so far as to recommend … Continue reading

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CBC – Big Sugar

CBC/Google Big Sugar explores the dark history and modern power of the world’s reigning sugar cartels. Using dramatic reenactments, it reveals how sugar was at the heart of slavery in the West Indies in the 18th century, while showing how … Continue reading

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Sugar ‘is toxic and must be regulated just like cigarettes’, claim scientists

Source: Daily Mail Sugar is a poison and its sale should be as tightly regulated as cigarettes and alcohol, scientists say. They warn that sugary foods and drinks are responsible for illnesses including obesity, heart disease, cancer and liver problems. … Continue reading

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Carcinogenic Sugar Hiding in 4 Common Food Products

Source: Natural Society On average, Americans consume 475 calories worth of added sugars each day. That is about 30 teaspoons, or 5x more than even the American Heart Association recommends. The disturbing aspect is that if nothing changes, the rampant sugar … Continue reading

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Sugar High: The Dark History and Nasty Methods Used to Feed Our Sweet Tooth

Source: Alternet Sugar is now 20 percent of the American diet, but it’s not just our health that suffers from its pervasiveness. Americans think an awful lot about sucrose — table sugar — but only in certain ways. We crave … Continue reading

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Million drivers face losing licence under EU diabetes diktat

Source: Daily Mail Up to one million people with diabetes could lose their driving licences because of harsh new European rules classifying them as unfit to drive. Experts claim the ‘unnecessarily strict’ changes will affect hundreds of thousands who have … Continue reading

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