Sugar, a not-so-sweet story

  • by: Raymond Grumney
  • Updated: February 14, 2014 - 2:35 PM

The United States is the world's largest consumer of sweeteners, including high-fructose corn syrup. From 1970 to 1999, per person deliveries of caloric sweeteners increased by 32 pounds, or 27 percent. By 2008 they decreased by 14.3 pounds to 137.1 pounds.

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