1 Sugar: The Bitter Truth

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

This is totally brilliant, a long watch, but so worth it, and entertaining to boot. I think everyone should take a peek, it gives me chills watching it. He is proving that HFCS (actually, all fructose) is poison to our bodies, and talking about how changing the Food Pyramid in 1980 was a disaster (recommending lowering our fat intake.)

Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public [7/2009] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 16717]

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1 comment:

Alexa said...

That is mind blowing. I cannot believe that everyone is not in an uproar, demanding the USDA to make changes. GRRRRRR!

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