Sugar: The Other White Dug with Jennifer Cole Conn

10/18/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

We’re a nation that’s sweet on sugar: the average U.S. adult downs 22 teaspoons of sugar a day, according to the American Heart Association, and surveys have found that teens swallow 34 teaspoons. Although some argue that sugar is just empty calories,” a growing body of scientific evidence is showing that fructose can trigger processes that lead to liver toxicity and a host of other chronic diseases. A little is not a problem, but a lot kills — slowly.  Sugar is toxic beyond its calories. Join us as Jennifer Cole Conn explores how we can handle this monster in our diet.