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Sugar: Killing us Sweetly. Staggering Health Consequences of Sugar on Health of Americans

Written by on February 3, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Sugar: Killing us Sweetly. Staggering Health Consequences of Sugar on Health of Americans

In September 2013, a bombshell report from Credit Suisse’s Research Institute brought into sharp focus the staggering health consequences of sugar on the health of Americans. The group revealed that approximately “30%–40% of healthcare expenditures in the USA go to help address issues that are closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar.” The figures suggest that our national addiction to sugar runs us an incredible $1 trillion in healthcare costs each year. The Credit Suisse report highlighted several health conditions including coronary heart diseases, type II diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which numerous studies have linked to excessive sugar intake….

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