Yet another reason to encourage decreased sugar consumption. Dare I say more morbidity and mortality comes from sugar consumption than illicit drugs, prescription medications, or even cigarettes or alcohol?
"The Future Diets report looked at how changes in diets worldwide have caused a large spike in obesity rates. The report highlights a 20 percent increase in the consumption of sugar and sweeteners per person from 1961 to 2009."
Obesity Rates Rapidly Increase in Developing Countries - weather.com