11/01/2012 10:17 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Big Sugar's Sweet Little Lies

salt or sugar on a teaspoon...
salt or sugar on a teaspoon...

A growing body of research suggests that sugar and its nearly chemically identical cousin, HFCS, may very well cause diseases that kill hundreds of thousands of Americans every year, and that these chronic conditions would be far less prevalent if we significantly dialed back our consumption of added sugars.

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