Balanced Existence

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Entries Tagged ‘Sugar’

Sugar, Fat, Insulin & Diabetes: The Saga Continues

Fresh from writing The Myth that Sugar Causes Diabetes is a Myth I sought to understand the process whereby being overweight supposedly causes diabetes. You see, where you happen to read statements to the effect that sugar as a cause of diabetes is a myth you also read that being overweight is a primary cause of diabetes. Along with genetics (something I will be addressing soon) and the all inclusive “lifestyle factors”.

The Myth that Sugar Causes Type 2 Diabetes is a Myth

Just recently in response to my article – Juice Causes Diabetes – for the second time I’ve had someone leave a comment declaring sugar as a primal cause in sugar diabetes (remember when they used to call it that?) a myth. These sorts of comments tend give me a spontaneous brain aneurysm because they are a lethal combination of confident ignorance.