According to a just released, special report in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, in the 1960’s, the sugar industry paid researchers to shift the spotlight from sugar to dietary fat as a major risk factor for heart disease.
Here’s my interview with CBC News television in Toronto, as a result of this report (two short advertisements precede the interview):
(don’t click on the picture below to watch)
The sugar industry has played a major role in concealing important research on the health risks of sugar. Consuming too much sugar is a risk factor for heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, tooth decay and more. Eating less sugar should be a priority for everyone.
P.S. Here’s more information on the report from the University of California San Francisco