The Case Against Sugar | 10 CPEU

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Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. Examine Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate the relationship between simple sugar and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
  • Discuss Americans' history with sugar, including as a preservative, additive and the prevalence of high-fructose corn syrup.
  • Discuss current research regarding has shown about our addiction to sweets and the connection between sugar and weight loss.

Exam: 50 multiple choice questions. Downloadable. Unlimited retakes. View our "How It Works" video.
Kindle eBook: 4042 KB. ASIN: B01DRXCPJ0. Accessible in the U.S. only.
Book: Paperback, 384pp. Dec 2016. ISBN-13: 978-0307701640

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