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History of Sugar: Why Has it Gotten Out of Control?

October 8, 20159 min
Hasn't sugar been used in food for years? So, why has all the attention recently been focusing on how bad sugar is?Sugar has been around for hundreds of years. It's currently located mainly in heavily processed foods and drinks. Sugar is also found in foods that you normally wouldn't consider "bad," such as fruit, granola bars, cereals, and crackers.Consuming excessive sugar isn't just damaging to your waistline, it's extremely toxic to your overall health.When did eating so much sugar become a major issue for Americans?Listen in as Jeff Eisenberg, MD, shares the history of sugar and how it's lead to many of the health issues Americans face today.

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