Natural Born Heroes: Mastering the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

Category: Military
Author: Christopher McDougall
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by wallflower   2018-08-13
> In 1800, the average person consumed approximately 22.4 grams of sugar each day (10.2 kg per year). In 1900, the average person consumed approximately 112 grams of sugar each day (40.8 kg per year). In 2009, 50 per cent of Americans consumed approximately 227 grams of sugar each day - equating to 81.6 kg per year.

The seminal event for increasing per-capita sugar intake was the introduction of Coca Cola/soda.

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