Everyday Health Toxic Sugar and Evidence that Fish Oil Prevents RA – Erinn Connor

 – August 13, 2013  –– 

It’s well understood that sugar contributes to obesity and that Americans consume too much of it, but a new study published in the journal Nature Communications has found that sugar is toxic to mice even at levels that might seem to be safe. “We know 100 percent that too much sugar is going kill you early,” said Christopher Ochner, PhD, an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. “This study, in collaboration with other mounting evidence, shows that sugar is really terrible for you.”
-Dr. Christopher Ochner, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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