Wrestlers Looking for an Edge? It isn’t Sugar!

Americans unconsciously consume more sugar year after year – why don’t we think more about it? Until this century humans didn’t really have much access to sugar. Athletes interested in enhancing performance sometimes think that simple sugars will work. I’m not sure that real science backs that claim up but that is an untruth for another time.

Decades’ worth of research shows excess sugar damages your health, yet the sugar industry has managed to bury the evidence and cover it up with faux science that supports sugar as an important food. There is substantial evidence that the sugar industry has spent decades manipulating, molding and guiding nutritional research to exonerate sugar and shift the blame to saturated fat instead.

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