Should I eliminate sugar from my diet? I drink a sports drink after each workout. I have read that sugar causes obesity, diabetes, heart disease, mental depression, misbehavior in children, cancer, and immune suppression.
David C. Nieman, Dr.P.H., FACSM, is professor and director of the Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, in Boone, North Carolina, an active researcher, and author of several textbooks on health and fitness. Email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.