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Exposing the Hidden Sources of Sugar

I think there might be a couple of reasons why food manufacturers choose not to include the word “sugar” in the ingredients list, even though it’s in the product. One possibility is that they just want to be accurate. Or, maybe they hope that consumers who are trying to avoid sugar,

What’s the Story About Fructose?

In April, 2012 CBS’s 60 Minutes broadcast a piece on the “toxicity” of sugar during which Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist, was interviewed. Specifically fructose, a particular form of sugar, was targeted. We have been hearing for some time that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) may not be good for us.