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By Courtney Gaine, The Daily Caller
April 10, 2015

The dilemma of the low-hanging fruit has plagued mankind since the beginning of time. But history has proven that while it is tempting to address a problem by focusing on the most attainable goal, rather than the most appropriate, it just doesn’t pan out in the long run.

We would be well-advised to remember this as we search for solutions to the ongoing obesity epidemic.

Currently, many purported health advocates are targeting all-natural sugar as public enemy number one in the fight against obesity. And while this tactic might result in a quick win, especially given the negative coverage of all-natural sugar in recent years, it’s an oversimplified approach to a complex problem and simply not supported by scientific evidence and solid data.

Click here to read Dr. Gaine’s full opinion piece at The Daily Caller.

association between added sugars intake and BMI

association between added sugars intake and BMI

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