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Stuff you need to know about sugar

YogurtStrawberry yoghurt, bran muffins, granola bars, tomato sauce and fat-free salad dressing. These are just a few examples of foods that many people consume in the name of a following a “healthy diet”. Would you believe it if I told you that all the foods listed above contain more sugar than a Twinkie, according to Dr. Mercola.

The sad reality is that sugar is hidden in almost all processed foods,and most often it is the worst kind – high fructose corn syrup. In America, food and beverage manufacturers began switching their sweeteners from sucrose to corn syrup in the 1970s when they discovered that HFCS was not only far cheaper to make, it’s about 20 percent sweeter than conventional table sugar.

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