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Researchers: Sugar should be treated as toxin

February 2, 2012 5:30:44 AM PST
Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco say sugar and other sweeteners are so toxic to the human body they should be regulated like alcohol.

The article, in the journal "Nature" proposes taxing all foods and drinks that have added sweeteners. It also suggests banning sales in or near schools and placing age limits on purchases.

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