Sugar is a Dangerous Drug

Posted on September 14, 2016 by

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Robert Lustig is a medical expert at the University of California, San Francisco, who has written extensively about the major health problems attributed to sugar. He’s written two major papers — “Fructose: it’s ‘alcohol without the buzz'” and “The toxic truth about sugar” — laying out the case for treating sugar like a controlled substance, similar to alcohol and tobacco.

Many years ago, health food stores did not stock sugared substances.  These days, it is difficult to find foods with labels WITHOUT sugar.  It’s been over 30 years since the book Sugar Blues (William Duffy) was printed and educated many of us on the realities of sugar.  But somehow, sugar has become benign in our minds.  And our rate of heart disease, cancers, obesity and obesity related illnesses, etc has continued to rise.

This interview is worth a read.

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