Which Health Studies Should You Trust? It Depends on Who’s Funding the Research

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One day a study states that you should eat less sugar in order to avoid developing diabetes and obesity, and the next day another one claims that you can eat whatever you want as long as you don’t consume too many calories.

So what should you believe? It depends on who’s funding the research. If the studies are funded by the industry, they’re four to eight times more likely to be positively biased towards consuming the good:

The Guardian: Before You Read Another Health Study, Check Who’s Funding the Research

So the next time you come across a study that states that it’s all about calories, maybe you should check whether Big Soda has funded it.

Earlier

Does Big Soda Manipulate Research on Sugary Drinks’ Health Effects?

“Don’t Scapegoat Big Sugar. Lots of Food Producers Profited from the Demonization of Fat”

NYT: How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat

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