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Evidence from 1970 on sugar’s effects on health never saw light of day

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5379 (Published 21 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5379

Morbidity & Mortality

Doctors measure failures as morbidity (sickness) and mortality (death). But doctors don’t measure or correlate morbidity and mortality with exposure to common addictions, such as sugar, honey, chocolate, vanilla, caffeine, and cola. Why are these addictions under the radar? Is it because they are essential to our economy? Are we compromising public health for the sake of private wealth?


Competing interests: No competing interests

24 November 2017
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
New York, NY, USA