Back in the sixties, a couple of Harvard studies downplayed some of the health risks associated with sugar, as researchers “tore apart studies that implicated sugar and concluded that there was only one dietary modification — changing fat and cholesterol intake — that could prevent coronary heart disease.” It only took about five decades for us to find out that those researchers were funded by the sugar industry. (Full disclosure: This blurb was sponsored by bacon…)

+ Vox: How the sugar industry distorted science.

+ I’m pretty sure this is related: Introducing Organic Gatorade.