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The Not-So-Sweet Reality of Health Canada's Proposed New Sugar Policy

The Not-So-Sweet Reality of Health Canada's Proposed New Sugar Policy
How about we approach it from the point of view of science and consider the impact of diet on chronic disease which in turn suggests "added" sugar as the type we should limit, and instead of providing Canadians with the wrong message of capping "total" …
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Obese Preschoolers Already Show Signs of Health Problems
… least one abnormal reading in their metabolism — such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, elevated blood sugar or low levels of "good" cholesterol — which, in studies of adults, have been linked with an increased risk of heart disease and …
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Federal Excise Tax on Sugar Would Be Sweet
In fact, that is a modest down payment toward the human and economic costs brought on by the industry's relentless and greedy marketing of sugar drinks. For instance, Type 2 diabetes was once almost exclusively an adult disease but is now becoming a …
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