The Americanist

#16 Beating the Candy Crush: Is our Sugar Addiction a Political Choice?

April 21, 2021

Just how bad is our daily sugar intake - and what happens if you try to cut sweets and chocolate out? Johannes has been trying it lately - with crazy consequences. High time THE AMERICANIST talked about just how unhealthy the sweet stuff in our life can be. Mike shares some perspective on the healthcare implications as well as the political side of the issue in the United States that has also been greatly influencing lifestyle throughout global societies.

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Mentioned in the show:

45 American Stats on Americans‘ Sugar Consumption
https://www.thediabetescouncil.com/45-alarming-statistics-on-americans-sugar-consumption-and-the-effects-of-sugar-on-americans-health/ 

Subway Bread Ruled Not Bread
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/01/irish-court-rules-subway-bread-is-not-bread 

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