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Sugar industry hid negative health effects research


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In 1965, an industry group carried out a review to assess the health effects of sugar.

Studies on the verge of linking sugar with bladder cancer and coronary heart disease were stopped.

Just last year the Sugar Association played down a similar study in mice.

Sugar is now known the main culprit behind the obesity pandemic.

The study was published in the PLOS Biology journal.

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PLOS Biology

Journal providing information from all aspects of biology.

Stanton A. Glantz

Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the UCSF.

The Sugar Association

Trade association for the sugar industry of the United States