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Sugar: The Bitter Truth by Robert H. Lustig

Sugar: The Bitter Truth

by Robert H. Lustig

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In this popular video from UCTV, Professor Robert H. Lustig attempts to explain the American obesity epidemic as being due to the rise of sugar and fructose consumption over the past 30 years. He examines the history of high-fructose corn syrup and how it has made its way into drinks like soda, fruit juice, and sports drinks, along with many foods. He goes into a detailed biochemistry explanation of how fructose is converted into fat, and why he feels fructose is a poison with many of the same effects of alcohol. Lustig links these findings to the childhood obesity epidemic since children are drinking more and more high-fructose corn syrup beverages. He closes by advocating the elimination of sugar beverages, the increase of fiber in the diet, and more exercise. Caution: After watching this video you might never drink soda again.


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Sugar: The Bitter Truth
Reviewer geewizz
 May 08, 2010
Five stars, this will help me get better and make more informed choices.

Incredible
Reviewer gerrisue
 May 04, 2010
Informative and incredible. looking for more by this author now.

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