Food labels don’t currently distinguish between added sugar and natural sugar. It takes more work for people to read labels and find these hidden sugars.
Bittersweet? Effects of Sugar
Some call it “poison” or “evil.” What does sugar do to your body? Will it give you diabetes or cancer? Make your kids hyper? What about artificial sweeteners?
We’ll be answering these questions and more in “Bittersweet? Effects of Sugar,” a series about sugar and sugar substitutes.
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