PREVENT DISEASES

Time to be proactive—not reactive—
when it comes to your health.

Prevent diseases like type 2 diabetes,
fatty liver, gout and more. Start today.

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THE BLAME GAME

The NY Times and NPR recently reported that in the 1960s, a sugar trade group paid off Harvard scientists to downplay sugar’s role in causing heart disease, shifting the blame to saturated fat. 1, 2, 3

Increased free sugars in one’s diet over the last number of decades, has now been implicated in a number of diseases, including dental caries, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), cancers, and metabolic diseases, like diabetes. In fact, a Credit Suisse report reveals that 90% of physicians across the USA, Europe and Asia view dietary sugars as the cause of diabetes.4

Let’s help get on track to preventing and ameliorating disease!

REFERENCES


1. O’Connor, A. 12, Sept 2016. How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat. The New York Times. Retrieved from here.

2. Domonoske, C. 13 Sept 2016. 50 Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat. NPR. 34 (2) 211-217. Retrieved from here.

3. Kearns, C.E. et al. 2016 Nov. Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research: A Historical Analysis of Internal Industry Documents. JAMA Internal Medicine. 176(11):1680-1685. Retrieved from here.

4. Keating, G and S. Natella. 2013 Sept. Sugar consumption at a crossroads. Credit Suisse. Accessed on 17 July 2016. Retrieved from here.