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Sugar Rush! How Sugar Consumption is Changing America

HOW SUGAR HAS BEEN CHANGING AMERICA 95% of children and adolescents ages of annual deaths 83% 1/% 357% of U.S. population of U.S adults are caused by has diabetes are obese diabetes 2-19 are obese 2580000- 23100- 12 50000- 100mom- THEN NOW 1915 2011 175 150 Pounds of sugar Pounds of sugar consumed, per person, in 2011 consumed, per person, in 1915 1915 1940 1965 1985 2011 SUGAR RUSH! 10 FOODS SURPRISINGLY HIGH IN SUGAR GRAPE JUICE SOBE GREEN TEA MOUNTAIN DEW SNICKERS BAR YOPLAIT YOGURT 12 oz 20 oz 12 oz 59 g 170 g 28 g 75 g 22% 6l g 18% 46.5 g 25% 30 g 51% Grams of Sugar X of Sugor to Total 16.5% Sugar Cubes (47g) DEL MONTE'S SORBET MOTT'S APPLESAUCE ORANGE RED SEEDLESS WEIGHT WATCHER'S MUFFIN 127.5 g 4 oz 270 g 126 g 62 g 26 g 20% 25 g 22% 23 g 9% 20 g 16% 18 g 29% Grams of Sugor x of Sugar to Total Sugar Cubos (470) NOT ALL SUGAR IS THE SAME: A COMPARISON OF SUGAR SUBSTITUTES EQual SUGAR INTHE RAWOM SWEETN JOW Splenda, truvia OCaore S IT TASTES LIKE SUGAK Main Ingredient: Aspartame Main Ingredient: Main Ingredient: Sucralose Main Ingredient: Stevia Main Ingredient: Saccharin Natural Sweetener Negative Effects: It has been investigated as a possible cause of mental retardation, brain tumors, epilepsy, shrunken thymus Parkinson's disease, Negative Effects: Tests have shown Negative Effects: Truvia has been Negative Effects: Positive Effects: This is a good substitute for regular white sugar for a few reasons. First, Saccharin had been linked to cases of linked with some bladder cancer in lab tested animals. While atrophy of lymph follicles in the thymus gastrointestinal and spleen, signs of issues such as causing brown sugar contains gas, bloating, and constipation. Some other possible side effects could be headaches and saccharin has been fewer calories than currently "delisted" as a carcinogen in humans, there is still increased risk in some birth defects, diabetes, and fibromyalgia. Aspartame has stirred up a lot of controversy chlorine in sucralose, since it was initially approved by the FDA. glands, increased cercal weight, and lowered red blood white sugar. Since this is the unrefined form of sugar, it retains a higher nutritional value. There are cell count. There is small sub-groups like heavy users of these artificial sweeteners. exhaustion. Since which means Stevia is a herb, some also other natural consuming a large quantity could be toxic. people may experience components contained an allergic reaction from consuming in the brown sugar that make it beneficial Stevia. to human health. Avail Clinical Research An Accel Research Site SOURCES

Sugar Rush! How Sugar Consumption is Changing America

shared by manro on Nov 21
The fact of the matter is that Americans are eating too much sugar as a whole. For many people in the US, their diet has been getting steadily worse over the years. The average diet for an American ha...


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