Reading a new post about sugar, I felt I had to share it, mostly as a link to its source in order to get the word out…. that most added sugar is not to be eaten. This is important information and there are many other books and articles about the dangers of sugar.

“Sugar Blues” by William Dufty, written in 1975, remains the definitive indictment of sugar every one of us should read.

The statistics below show the dramatic increase in the consumption of this deadly substance, sugar. Click on the link to read the entire artciel which also gives information on the types of sugars that are available. From the article, The Sugar and Cancer Connection: Why Sugar Is Called “The White Death” by Ty Bollinger, Ty writes;

“Take a look at the sugar consumption trends over the past 300 years:

• In 1700, the average person consumed about 4 pounds of sugar per year.

• In 1800, the average person consumed about 18 pounds of sugar per year.

• In 1900, individual consumption had risen to 90 pounds of sugar per year.

• In 2012, more than 50% of all Americans consume 1/2 pound of sugar per day — translating to a whopping 180 pounds of sugar per year!

• In 1890, only 3 people out of 100,000 had diabetes. In 2012, almost 8,000 out of every 100,000 people was diagnosed with diabetes!

The “sugar rush” has been targeted at our children. American (USA) children are consuming about 10 times as much sugar as they were in 1900, especially in the form of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which is the average American’s greatest source of calories!……”

This is an excerpt from the article “The Sugar and Cancer Connection: Why Sugar Is Called “The White Death” by Ty Bollinger posted at

Please understand the science of these substances and reach for natural sugars that come inside of natural occurring foods. There are many alternatives to use.   11 Natural Alternatives that are Healthier than White Sugar


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