A Not So Sweet Secret!

October 16, 2016

Want to know a secret that’s actually not that much of a secret? Sugar isn’t that great for you — it causes cavities and can make you sick. After all, how many times have you heard your parents say, “Don’t eat to much candy. It’s not good for you!”? But what shocked the world isn’t that sugar’s not great for your health, but that 50 years ago, the sugar industry paid researchers to point the blame on fat as the main cause for things like heart disease, and less so on sugar. Considering doctors, health experts, and even parents use research as a tool for helping to make smart food choices, this shocking reveal has left people wondering: can the conclusions of any research be trusted if it is sponsored by a specific industry or company?