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Sugar Wars?

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Sugar is in the news quite a lot lately due to the proposed Nutrition Facts Label change of including an Added Sugars category.  Of course the food industry is against this change for obvious reasons.  Many hope (including me) that the “big sugar” industry does  not succeed in stopping this proposal since once again consumers have a right to the best nutrition information about the foods they eat that may affect their health either positively or negatively.   The second article from Food Politics supports this change as well as reporting that the FDA has finally proposed some guidelines for sugar intake of Americans.

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