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Spread the word! Soda rots our teeth, makes us fat, fattens our livers, blocks our arteries, and raises our blood pressure. It may also interfere with our fertility.

Soft drinks of all types—whether sweetened with sugar or artificial sweeteners—are extremely bad for your body.

One caveat – naturally-occurring sugars are found in some foods. For example, milk and fruit both contain naturally occurring sugars. It’s added sugar that’s the culprit.

Sattar points out that eating whole fruit is associated with a reduced (or neutral) risk of diabetes, but drinking fruit juice is associated with an increased risk.

How do we prevent the future deluge of chronic diseases? What are the best strategies for lowering sugar consumption? What models are there to learn from?

Sugar makes food taste good. That’s why sugar is added to everything. Does sugar just make us consume too many calories or is there something inherently fattening and unhealthy about added sugar?

Sugar is 2014’s bogeyman, having been blamed by leading doctors and experts as being the main driver behind diabetes, heart disease and rising levels of obesity.

Even though it’s widely known that soda can contribute to weight gain, the majority of adults don’t actually know how many calories are in a bottle of soda, a new study reveals.

JUST a week’s bingeing on a high sugar and fat diet could damage your memory – and you may not get it back if you start eating healthy again.

Consuming lots of sugary drinks is associated with a higher risk for the more common type of endometrial cancer, according to a new study.

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