I was surprised when I saw the cover of this month’s issue of National Geographic was about sugar and why we can’t resist it. So, I grabbed it and read the article this evening. The article is fascinating and real eye opening to the turbulent and greed-filled history of sugar cultivation that led to our current state of sugar addiction. It also touches on the health issues that have occurred as a result of sugar addiction, including a drastic increase in Type II diabetes and high obesity rates. Read the article.