You’ll never believe this real-life, old-school ads put out by Big Sugar

Check out this extremely eye-opening article from BuzzFeed, highlighting how, back in the day, Big Sugar (via the Sugar Association, which began in 1947) used to advertise.

The advertising is targeted to women, and the message is that eating sugar will help to stomp out one’s appetite, assist with weight loss and give one lasting energy.

Whaaaat?!?!

sugarYes, this is for real.

Since the mid-1970s, there has been a significant rise in Americans’ consumption of sucrose and high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS).

Meanwhile, since 1970, obesity rates in the United States have more than doubled, while the incidence of diabetes has more than tripled.

Big Sugar says it’s just a coincidence……………..

VIEW THE ARTICLE AND ADS via BuzzFeed.com!

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