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What's Sugar Doing To Us?

Posted by Jessica Meyers Altman on

I just watched an amazing movie called Fed Up.  The movie focuses on how the low-fat craze that took hold in the 80's, is now being found to be in part, responsible for the rise in obesity. How could this be? A low-fat, whole food, plant-based diet is most likely the best type of lifestyle to follow. However, "low-fat" processed foods are not. Why? When the McGovern report came out in 1977, reporting that saturated fats led to heart disease, Americans and their food producers launched a food revolution. Low-fat foods sprang up everywhere. Fat was demonized and taken out...

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