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Sugar promotes cholesterol, tumors and diabetes.

New evidence at the university research level is trickling down to the media that sugar in our diet is a nasty substance that tastes good, is addictive and is responsible for obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, tumors and many other associated ill health problems.

In an interview on 60 minutes, 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.


Dr. Lustig presents “The Skinny on Obesity” on the University of California’s educational TV channel:

Watch Dr. Lustig’s “The Skinney on Obesity” series on UCTV

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