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The Bitter Truth About Sugar and Its Effects on Our Health

It’s been a dizzying past few years in the public health wars. First came the welcome reprieve that eating fat probably wouldn’t hasten our deaths. Then we learned that fewer of us have gluten sensitivities than we had previously thought. Now sugar is in the spotlight as public enemy number one. And anti-sugar advocates aren’t sitting back.

We’re used to hearing about the evils of high-fructose corn syrup: It’s the demon driving our obesity epidemic because its chemical makeup enters the bloodstream more quickly than plain sugar. Yet new research shows that even pure cane sugar might be just as bad for you. It’s long been implicated in a host of health ills, such as obesity, diabetes…

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