American multinationals have paid scientists to argue that sugar is good and have dominated the nutritional information circulating in the US and beyond for the past 60 years. A new study confirms this.Don't store avocado like this: it's dangerous
American multinationals have paid scientists to argue that sugar is good for you and have dominated the nutritional information circulating in the US and beyond in the last 60 years. A new study confirms this.
We had already told you in the past about the lies of the multinationals about sugar, but now here is a new research just published in the scientific journal Jama International Medicine that rekindles the spotlight on the subject.
The sugar industry in the US worked side by side with scientists in the XNUMXs and XNUMXs to downplay the role of sucrose - that is, of the municipality white sugar - as a cause of heart and coronary problems and other diseases. This was claimed by researchers from California University San Francisco who worked on the new study.
La Sugar Research Foundation would have helped to direct the attention of US citizens towards fat and cholesterol as major problems for diet and health, distracting them from negative consequences of sugar, with the specific intent of increasing the consumption of sucrose.
The Sugar Research Foundation according to Californian researchers paid the equivalent of the current $ 50 so that the scientific world would promote a 'light' and 'low fat' diet warning of fats and cholesterol but without referring to sugar as a possible cause of health problems.
When the related scientific research was published in 1967 this substantial funding from the Sugar Research Foundation was not disclosed and the public was left in the dark.
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According to Cristian Kearns, author of the new study, that XNUMXs publication helped to influence both public opinion and the scientific community by making it clear that the causes of heart disease were to be found only in fats and cholesterol, not in sugar and sweets. .
I ricercators they analyzed over 340 documents on the relationship between the scientific world and the sugar industry and have come to this conclusion. The Sugar Research Foundation would also downplay the role of sugar in terms of risks to teeth, starting with tooth decay.
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In the US, the tendency to recommend a low-fat, low-fat diet soon spread, in which, however, the consumption of sugar was allowed without problems. We cannot be surprised that diabetes and obesity in the United States and beyond are becoming a real epidemic.
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According to the Obesity Society, US citizens consume 30% more sugar per day today than they did thirty years ago. Children in particular now consume triple the permitted sugar.
Now Health Food America wonders how many lives could have been saved and how much money would have been saved in health care if the scientific world had thought about the health of citizens and not about supporting the sugar industry.
If possible, therefore, better to start reducing the consumption of refined sugar and of foods packaged with added sugars, step by step.