Sweet Poison

My Buddy sends me this indictment of sugar

The background is well-known: In the United States, more than two-thirds of the population is overweight, and half of them are obese. About 80 percent of those who are obese will have diabetes or metabolic disorders and will have shortened lives, according to the UCSF authors of the commentary, led by Robert Lustig. And about 75 percent of U.S. health-care dollars are spent on diet-related diseases, the authors said.

perhaps in response to this post.

I will add that while I was on the School Board I discovered that all our our secondary principals were addicted to the money from the vending machines that provided lots of sugary goodies to our students.

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