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‘Year of No Sugar’ author explains health benefits of less sugar

Published on April 8, 2014,

The Denver Post has an interview with Eve O. Schaub, the blogger and author of ‘Year of no Sugar’ who describes how she embarked on her sugar-free quest after watching Robert Lustig’s video presentation ‘Sugar, The Bitter Truth’, why it has become so prevalent (but is often ‘hidden’) and the harm it is doing…

‘Year of No Sugar’ author explains health benefits of less sugarThe next time you pick up a jar or can of tomato sauce at the grocery store, have a look at the ingredients. Almost always, you’ll find sugar listed on the label. Which is sort of ridiculous. Why does tomato sauce need sugar? It’s used on spaghetti, lasagna and other savory foods. – My favorite tomato sauce 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes – No-Sugar Shortbread Tested at high altitude. 1½ cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup rice flour Pinch of salt Source: From howmuchsugar.com. But what’s this? Check out the nutrition facts label on the box of pasta. Sugar again! It’s even in single-serving cup-of-soup packages.

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Video: Katie Couric – The Not So Sweet Side of Sugar

Published on January 28, 2014,

Last week on her show, Katie Couric became the latest to shine a light on the potentially devastating impact of escalating sugar consumption on health including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. She also investigates the role of the sugar lobby and interviews Dr Robert Lustig who says sugar is making us sick…

Sugar is one of the key factors in our ever expanding obesity crisis. At the rate we’re going, 95% of Americans will be overweight or obese by 2050. Why does our sugar problem keep getting worse?

More at: The Not-So-Sweet Side of Sugar

Video: Robert Lustig – Fat Chance: Fructose 2.0

Published on October 28, 2013,

University of California TV has released a video of a new lecture by Dr Robert Lustig, author of Fat Chance, returning to the theme and location of his original viral video hit “Sugar, The Bitter Truth” for an updated version. It runs for nearly 90 minutes but is highly recommended for his thoughts on sugar, diabetes, obesity, metablic syndrome, leptin, insulin, processed food and much, much more…

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You can see the original video, Sugar The Bitter Truth, which now has close to 4 million views, here:

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