Between 2000/2001 and 2013/2014, global sugar consumption grew from about 130 to 178 million tonnes.
In the UK, a total of 62,809 patients with diabetes were found to have a higher risk of colon and pancreatic cancer compared to a similar population without diabetes. Diabetics who were also obese had the highest number of cancers.
A recent study reported a X6 increase in prostate cancer among intensively training cyclists compared other cyclists. Prof Thomas, a Consultant Oncologist and Exercise Scientist explains in Cycling Weekly why the data should not make men stop cycling provided some simple precautions are considered. To […]
It is often quoted that fructose has less of a negative impact on the body than glucose. This confusion probably arises because fructose is the most common sugar in fruit.
It is undoubtedly concerning how many ways sugar can potentially cause or aggravate cancer either directly or indirectly. Despite this information, however, cynics argue that as there is a lack randomised controlled trials (RCTs), it cannot be proven that sugar actually harms humans.