Sugar can do horrible things to your brain. It effectively sabotages synapses, according to a new study. Given that the average American (That poor bastard, didn’t know he was still around) consumes 40kg of sugar per year, that’s not great news.
The U.S. has the distinction of being the world leader in obesity, spending 90 percent of food income on inferior processed foods. It raises the question of why Americans seem less concerned about the quality of their diet than Europeans.
With members of the American sugar farming industry suing over the 'corn sugar' advertising label levied by those with high-fructose corn syrup interests, the end result still remains that both sweeteners are quite unhealthy.