Dette er din krop på sukker

De søde ting er så dårlige for vores helbred, nogle eksperter vil have det reguleret som et stof. Her skjulte tegn, du er høj på sukker - uanset om du ved det eller ej.

Fotograferet af Sam Kaplan; Madstyling af Matt Vohr Er sukker værre for dig end at sige kokain? I henhold til en artikel i 2012 i tidsskriftet Natur, it’s a toxic substance that should be regulated like tobacco and alcohol. Studies show that too much sugar (both in the form of natural sucrose and high-fructose corn syrup) not only helps make us fat, it also wreaks havoc on our liver, mucks up our metabolism, impairs brain function, and may leave us susceptible to heart disease, diabetes, and maybe even cancer. So far, no federal action has been taken (advocates blame industry lobbyists), and experts say raising awareness isn’t enough, especially when so many of our food options contain sugar. It’s like watching a train wreck in slow motion