All posts in tag: childhood obesity

Tomás Aragón Sugar MADNESS: How metabolic syndrome drives obesity and what you can do about it

Sugar consumption, especially from sugary drinks, is the single largest and preventable contributor to the global epidemic of diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, bad cholesterol, and unhealthy weight gain.

Fructose is the part of “sugar” that is the culprit. Fructose in liquid form is worse! Fructose is metabolized by the … More >

Claude Fischer A modern “Antebellum puzzle”?

As described in an earlier post, there was a long period during America’ nineteenth-century economic growth in which progress was so uneven, so unequal that the height and life spans of Americans declined for a few decades. On average, those who were born between roughly 1830 and 1870 grew up … More >

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