In a Surprise to Nobody, Researchers Conclude "Sugar is Bad for You"
According to a new article in Cell, researchers have concluded that a "high-fat, high-sugar diet promoted metabolic disease by depleting Th17-inducing microbes, and recovery of commensal Th17 cells restored protection." While the danger of sugar likely comes as no surprise to anyone with even a passing understanding of the research that has been done on sugar in recent years, the specificity of the researchers in describing the mechanism by which sugar does its harm is fascinating.
At Vie 4 Health we recognized that sugar is a large part of the problem with our Western diet. That's why we use natural stevia as the sweetener in our plant-based vitamin + energy powder.