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Golfer Peter Lawrie Blames Soda Addiction for Struggles


Not long ago, when people talked about addiction, our minds immediately assumed that drugs or alcohol must be involved but, nowadays, things are a little different. Sugar has become such a huge part of the American diet that people are struggling to deal with their consumption. Indeed, we have learned that there are addictive properties to sugar and sweet drinks such as soda are all too common in our society.

If you follow golf, specifically the European Tour, you will be familiar with the name Peter Lawrie. The Irishman was a staple on the circuit but has dropped from 161st to 900th in the Official World Golf Ranking over the last two years and the explanation for this change may surprise you.

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  • February 20, 2015 at 10:08 am

    Quite frankly, soft drinks, which are available in a wide variety of sizes and calorie counts, can be enjoyed in moderation as a part of a balanced diet and active life. This is true of all types of calories we consume. Striking a sensible dietary balance and offsetting intake with physical activity should be the prevailing takeaway. Demonizing a single product is unproductive. Also, contrary to the claims cited here, these products are extensively tested, deemed safe, and do not uniquely cause the complex health issues listed here. -American Beverage Association

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