Sugar – The WHO and Tensions!

Thursday, 13 March 2014 by

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Scientists are gearing up for a battle with the food industry after the World Health Organization (WHO) moved to halve its recommendation on sugar intake. Nutrition researchers fear a backlash similar to that seen in 2003, when the WHO released its current guidelines stating that no more than 10% of an adult’s daily calories should

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As most people who take time out of their busy lives to read through any of the posts on this web site are at least in principle interested about the role of nutrition in the delivery of health – I thought this may be of interest.

Chronic non infectious diseases account for the majority of deaths in the world, and in large part these are due to food selection and availability. PLOS medicine has decided to take a run at the industry and is publishing a series of papers on the insidious effects that the food industry is bringing down on humanity.[1]