[Video] Added Sugar Is the Single Worst Ingredient in the Diet. Period.

[Video] Added Sugar Is the Single Worst Ingredient in the Diet. Period.

There are many things wrong with the modern diet… but the massive amounts of added sugar may just be the worst.

Numerous studies show that sugar, more than any other ingredient in the diet, may be driving some of the world’s leading killers… including heart disease, diabetes and even cancer (123).

The video above (hat tip to Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt) – is from ABC’s Catalyst, a popular science program in Australia.

The Low-Fat “Revolution” Gave Sugar a Free Pass

BOTTOM LINE:When the low-fat guidelines first came out, food manufacturers removed the fat from foods but added a whole bunch of sugar instead.

Most People Are Eating MUCH More Sugar Than They Think

BOTTOM LINE:People are getting a lot of sugar from conventional foods, without even realizing it. Many of these processed, high-sugar foods are endorsed by health organizations like the Australian Heart Foundation.

Sugar Goes Way Beyond Just Empty Calories

OVERALL, sugary soft drinks (and fruit juices) are probably the unhealthiest and most fattening aspects of the modern diet, by far.

Added Sugar Is a Harmful, Disease-Promoting Ingredient That Should Be Avoided Like the Plague

Of course, there are many things wrong with the modern diet. No one is saying that it’s only sugar.

Refined carbohydrates, seed oils, and processed foods, in general, are also a huge problem, without regards to whether they contain sugar or not.

But there is now overwhelming evidence that sugar is uniquely harmful, perhaps more than any other aspect of the diet.

If you care about your health and want to live a long and disease-free life, then you should avoid added sugar like the plague.

Read the full article here.

 

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