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Sugar Addiction: Big Soda and the War on Sugar

As awareness of sugar addiction and sugar-related health risks rises, soda corporations are fighting back.  What does all this mean for consumers?

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As a growing body of evidence points to the severe health risks associated with sugar, soft drink corporations are hiring their own researchers to conduct studies stating otherwise.  Such tactics are reminiscent of those employed by the tobacco industry, prompting some observers to refer to this as the ‘War on Sugar’.

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The research on the harmful and addictive effects of sugar has led to measures such as warning labels and taxes on sugar products, resulting in a 25% decrease in soda sales over the last two decades.  What impact does this have on the health of consumers?

Read the full story here: Big Soda and Sugar Addiction.

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