There's no keeping sugar out the headlines... The WHO has issued new : Limit free sugars to less than 10 percent of total calories consumed each day. And capping free sugar intake at just 5 percent of daily calories or roughly 25 grams (6 teaspoons) "would provide additional health benefits," the new guideline says.
Sweetness was meant to be irresistible. We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother's milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world. And now sweetness is linked with death and disease. How did we get ourselves into this unhappy state? A brilliant essay on today's hottest topic...
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