Monday, February 17, 2014

The Evolution of Sugar Consumption

Heather Callaghan
Activist Post

The Sugarcrashers have crashed Facebook and YouTube by uploading an interesting video from the time of their recording: 1998. After years of blaming fat for heart disease, sugar is increasingly coming to light as a heart killer.

It used to be that researchers believed the human body could evolve and adapt to greater amounts of refined sugar consumption. How quickly a couple pounds per year per person has increased to nearly 200 pounds per year.