In 2009 Dr Robert Lustig posted his famous YouTube“Sugar the Bitter Truth”. As of today’s date (June 9th, 2012) the site has received 2,503,688 hits.
From the YouTube comments: NEW series with Dr. Lustig “The Skinny on Obesity” http://www.uctv.tv/skinny-on-obesity. 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) appears to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public [7/2009].
It’s addictive, affects our brains and is so toxic it’s responsible for increased levels of obesity, heart disease and even cancer. Yet most of us spoon it onto our breakfast cereals every morning, and it’s added to just about every manufactured food we eat. Sugar – one of Australia’s most lucrative primary industries…
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