The importance of avoiding added sugars
Important Facts: an estimated 74% of all packaged foods contain added sugars and sugar has 61 different names making it difficult to decipher on a food label.
In December 2014, after reviewing more than 8,000 scientific papers, a team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) determined that the consumption of sugar causes disease. Their findings support the claim that American’s intake of sugar correlates to the rise in fatty-liver disease, the emergence of Type 2 diabetes as an epidemic in children and the dramatic increase in metabolic disorders.
This makes a lot of sense because: (more…)