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Was there ever really a “sugar conspiracy”?

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Science  16 Feb 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6377, pp. 747-750
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaq1618

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  • Eating Collagen rejuvenates your skin?

    David Merritt Johns et al. wrote an article entitled Was there ever really a “sugar conspiracy"? (1). We all have to face the dilemma between commercialization and science. Jenny Cook questioned about the effectiveness of collagen supplements and drinks (2). A 2014 study showed that only 15% of subjects taking the Pure Gold Collagen, available at Amazon.co.uk (RRP £26.95), supplement over 60 days had fewer facial lines and wrinkles, and researchers conceded that this could have been down to external factors rather than being the effect of a collagen boost (2). Instead of directly eating collagen, take collagen boosting foods including Vitamin C foods, antioxidants (green tea), carrots, lean slices of turkey, and avocado oil (3). Stop eating sugary treats (3). Stay out of the sun (3).

    1. David Merritt Johns et al., Was there ever really a “sugar conspiracy"?, Science 16 Feb 2018: Vol. 359, Issue 6377, pp. 747-750
    2. Jenny Cook, Do collagen supplements and drinks actually work?,
    3. Carla Griscti, Collagen boosting foods for younger-looking skin,

    Competing Interests: None declared.

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