By processed food, I do not mean only the packaged, industrially produced food. Traditional mithais are also processed foods. Mithais are often worse than the packaged foods, as they have an extraordinarily high amount of sugar.
Here is an article in the Times of India, appearing under “News” and shamelessly promoting a brand. And the article is NOT classified as an advertorial but as “News”.
NDTV has published an unscientific article on “healthy” sugar substitutes. Excessive sugar consumption is causing a serious and growing health crisis, and is equally harmful whether from added refined sugar, or from natural sources.
Sugar kills more people than gunpowder every year. Sugar (Sucrose and Fructose) are the biggest killers of our times, and it kills painfully and slowly through metabolic disease. The problem is it’s addictive nature. Sugar may be more addictive than cocaine. In my opinion, there is no way to solve
Sweeteners are a staple for millions of people suffering from or fearful of type 2 diabetes across the globe. Sweeteners may be helpful in structured and well supervised diets but their long term use and effect on the human body is what is worrying scientists and researchers.