How much sugar is too much sugar? | The New York Times
title A sugar tax: A simple way to combat sugar addiction article Posted September 10, 2018 09:54:10 It is no surprise that the world’s top sugar producers are now lobbying to impose a tax on refined sugars.
In response, the sugar industry has created a slick new web site, www.sweet-fructose.org, that makes it easier to claim that sugar is only a small portion of the problem.
It includes a list of ingredients that are often cited as being the culprits in the sugar addiction epidemic, and the ingredients are often sugar.
Here is the list: The most common sugar ingredient is fructose.
Sugar is only the second most common ingredient in processed foods.
Fructose is the major source of energy in processed food.
Fats and oils are often the first ingredient.
Fructans, a complex carbohydrate, are a third ingredient.
Some of the sugar-containing foods we consume are also high in sugar, like cakes, cookies, and candies.
Fruits are high in fructose, too, especially citrus fruit.
Fruit products are high on fructose and have been linked to obesity and diabetes.
Sugar has been shown to increase insulin resistance and glucose intolerance.
Fruiting plants use sugar as a source of nitrogen, which is necessary for photosynthesis.
Fecal bacteria and bacteria that live in the gut can use sugars as energy.
Fungal growth can increase the number of sugars in the digestive tract.
In addition, fructose is a powerful irritant, causing headaches, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, constricted blood vessels, constriction of the colon, and even heart disease.
The Sugar Association, the nation’s largest sugar producer, is one of the biggest cheerleaders for this sugar tax.
It has a “Top Five Sugar” list that ranks the top 10 most commonly used sugars in America.
The top 10 are: fructose (3.6 percent), sucrose (3 percent), glucose (2.6), glucose with added hydrogen (2 percent), fructose with added fructose (1.7 percent), aspartame (1 percent), and maltodextrin (0.8 percent).
This ranking is based on the amount of sugar each sugar contains.
Sugar with added carbon is the sweetener found in some of the country’s most popular processed foods, like Cheerios, chips, sodas, candies, energy bars, and soft drinks.
These foods are made with added sugar, usually in the form of fructose, as a sugar substitute, instead of sugar in the pure form.
The sugar industry’s sugar tax campaign has been a hit among consumers.
Consumers are responding in a big way.
The average American consumes more than 8 teaspoons of sugar a day, according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, or 6 teaspoons for men.
And in recent years, the U.S. has experienced a surge in sugar consumption, and it is the second-most common source of sugar consumed by Americans.
The United States consumes more sugar than any other country in the world, according a report from the National Center for Health Statistics.
This year alone, the country has consumed more than 17 million tons of sugar, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The tax on sugar will hurt Americans who are already struggling financially.
According to a recent study, a tax of 5 cents a gallon (12 cents for every litre) would cost consumers $1.25 billion a year.
But the sugar tax is not just about the money.
It is a way for the sugar companies to get their products on the shelves without having to pay taxes on them.
If you can’t afford to pay, the companies can simply reduce the sugar content of your foods by increasing the amount or adding sugar substitutes to your products.
The National Sugar Council estimates that a sugar tax of 10 cents a gram could save Americans $200 million a year in sugar.
But it is not all doom and gloom for sugar consumption.
In fact, a recent report by the Institute of Medicine suggests that a tax could help reduce the number and type of chronic diseases caused by sugar consumption: The report found that a 10-cent-per-gram tax on sugary drinks and beverages could help prevent obesity and other health problems and lower rates of type 2 diabetes.
The report said that taxing sugar could help limit obesity and its associated costs.
A sugar excise tax could also help lower the price of sugar and other sweeteners and help consumers cut back on their sugar consumption to help meet their sugar needs.
It could also increase the availability of sugar-sweetened beverages, the report said.
The study also said that a 15-cent tax on foods with added sugars could reduce obesity and related health problems.
And a tax that was set to expire in 2021 could be extended until 2021.
But even with the new sugar tax, the industry is already trying to push for a sugar excise.
In October, the American Sugar Institute proposed that a federal excise tax on soft drinks, su