Sugar Isn’t Just Making You Fat—It’s Making You Sick

November 17, 2014 Updated: November 17, 2014

You never hear anyone say, “I shouldn’t have eaten all those Skittles, they’re totally going straight to my endocrine system.” But based on new evidence from the researchers behind SugarScience.org, sugar might be more of a health risk than more people realize.

The scientists are no longer simply focusing on the relationship between sugar and obesity—a concept espoused so often that we’ve become numb to its meaning. They’re trying to explicitly tell people that this is a matter of life and death. If you consistently overconsume sugar, your risk of chronic dietary disease will increase significantly.

This article was originally published on www.takepart.com, on November 14, 2014. Read the complete article here.

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