Food and health research is often in the media spotlight. After all, everyone eats! Although they often lead to big headlines, it is rare that a single study provides a final, complete answer. Rather they should be seen as additions to the existing body of research on a topic. Understanding the advantages and limitations of different study designs can help us all figure out what to make of original research for ourselves. Critical thinking is essential!
Sugar is the most basic source of energy for our bodies but its role in our health has been questioned. Here we dispel the main concerns on sugar consumption.