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Sugar lobby paid scientists to blur sugar’s role in heart disease – report

New report highlights battle by the industry to counter sugar’s negative health effects, and the cushy relationship between food companies and researchers. A new study details how the sugar industry worked to downplay emerging science linking sugar and heart disease. Influential research that downplayed the role of

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Study: Sugar Industry Secretly Paid Harvard Researchers to Blame Fat for Health Risks

In the 1960s, the leading sugar industry trade group paid three Harvard researchers nearly $50,000 in today’s dollars to publish a literature review that would link fat and cholesterol—and not sugar—to increased risk of heart disease. In 2007, Cristin Kearns was a general manager at Kaiser Permanente,

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Sugar industry paid scientists to misdirect obesity blame

Internal industry documents suggest that five decades of research into the role of nutrition and heart disease — including many of today’s dietary recommendations — may have been largely shaped by the sugar industry. The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to downplay the link between

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Widespread Sugar Industry Conspiracy Caused U.S. Obesity Epidemic, Startling New Research Finds

Just more than a quarter-century ago, Kurt Cobain, the late frontman for 90’s grunge band Nirvana, famously quipped on the seminal “Nevermind” album that “just because you’re paranoid, doesn’t mean they’re not after you.” It’s a line taken from Joseph Heller’s 1961 novel “Catch-22”—a rude awakening about

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Harvard’s Sugar Industry Scandal Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

There’s a lot of junk science — and corporate sponsorship — out there. The sugar industry paid scientists to pad research to support its interests in the 1960s, according to a paper published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. Author Cristin Kearns University of California, San Francisco uncovered

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The U.S. military has a huge problem with obesity and it’s only getting worse

The U.S. military has a huge problem with obesity and it’s only getting worse! It’s not exactly clear why America’s military personnel are getting fatter. Could be that 15 years of war have weakened the focus on fitness. Could be that millennials, with their penchant for sedentary activities

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How the Sugar Industry Sneakily Influenced Dietary Guidelines

According to a new analysis, it’s a bittersweet day for the sugar industry. The studies conducted in the late 60s that suggested fat intake was a greater risk factor for heart disease than sugar consumption were actually funded by the Sugar Research Foundation, according to a new

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Why our food is the single biggest election issue not on the table?

Amid the hoopla and distractions of the 2016 elections, real issues have been raised and discussed.   Questions have been posed, and answers proffered, on wide-ranging topics including jobs, Syria, tax policy, immigration, healthcare, education, the courts, banking, our relations with China, Russia, and Europe, and many more. 

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Politics & Elections: Food is the “single biggest election issue not on the table.”

In the midst of presidential campaign theatrics and positioning, some folks are actually talking about issues. Not everything in this political year has to do with election strategy. Occasionally, there is a mention of real-life – as in what is really going on in rural communities and how

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Pick Your Sweet Poison

Why should we be concerned about added and refined sugars?   For decades we have been unsuspectingly consuming way too much of these nutritionally empty calories that severely contribute to health complications such as obesity, type II diabetes, and risk factors for heart disease. Although the public health authorities

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