Solidot | How sugar industry hides the effects of sugars on heart disease


Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, last year analyzed the internal documents and historical reports of the American Sugar Research Foundation found The sugar-buying scientists played down the role of sugars in heart disease. Now, after analyzing internal documents reveals how the sugar industry hides the effects of sugars on heart disease, Research report published in the Journal of PLOS Biology. About 50 years ago, the sugar industry stopped funding after research began showing what they wanted to hide: eating a lot of sugar was associated with heart disease. The researchers analyzed the mouse research paper, known as Project 259, which began in 1968 and was funded by the Industry organization Sugar Research Foundation. The Sugar Research Foundation stopped funding when early studies showed that eating too much polysaccharide was associated with heart disease, even after bladder cancer.
Without funding, the study was then terminated and the results were never published.