New research from the University of Adelaide shows that Generation X is already on the path to becoming more obese than their baby boomer predecessors in Australia. A feat already occurring in the US.
Even before obesity occurs, eating fatty and sugary foods causes chemical changes in the brain, meaning that going on a diet might feel similar to going through drug withdrawal, according to a study published The International Journal of Obesity.
It is a known fact that plain water can keep you alive for quite some time. Sugar and water can kill you. "Human subjects were unable to subsist on a diet of sugar."
This incident occurred when a vessel carrying a cargo of sugar was shipwrecked in 1793. The five surviving sailors were finally rescued after being marooned for nine days. They were in a wasted condition due to starvation, having consumed nothing but sugar and rum.