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The research on the ill effects of added sugar consumption is building. Some researchers feel that sugar is as toxic as alcohol and as addictive as drugs. Others feel that sugar plays such a huge role in obesity that consumption should be regulated or taxed to curb consumption. Sugar is the new food villain. The following 3 articles do a great job of covering the history, research and proposed solutions to our sugar over consumption epidemic. Have you cut back on added sugars? Why or why not? Do you think that sugar is evil and should be regulated or taxed?

Sugar, explained

Sugar Industry Long Downplayed Potential Harms

Do Soda Taxes Actually work? Here is What the Science is Telling us