Death and Diabetes

We all know that our nutrition is pivotal to our performance in the gym. It literally is the fuel to our body. And if not kept in check, it may not only cause a plateau in our growth and likely could be damaging our body. In extreme cases - it may be killing us.

Sugar is a silent killer that is rampant in our society.

Early this week, CrossFit HQ put out this compelling short documentary that sheds light on how sugar, and specifically the soda industry, are spreading deadly diseases in low-income communities.


Video by Jay Vera. The soda industry has made billions while spreading Type 2 diabetes in low-income communities and communities of color. In East L.A., healthy food options are hard to come by, but sugary beverages are cheap and easy to find. Sergio Martinez lives in East L.A.