A new study links 45 health problems to “free sugar.” Here’s what that means, and how to avoid it

“Sugar is bad for you” is an old health axiom, but the depths to which sugar can harm one’s body has perhaps not yet been fully tabulated. Indeed, according to a new study by the prestigious medical journal BMJ, sugar consumption is linked to 45 different ailments. Yes, you read that right: forty-five different health problems all exacerbated by or correlated with eating that sweet white powder....

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