Monday, April 09, 2012
SUGAR / FRUCTOSE
Sugar causes obesity, type II diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease says Robert Lustig, MD
Dr. Sanjay Gupta: What are all these various diseases that you say are linked to sugar?
Dr. Robert Lustig: Obesity, type II diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease itself.
Lustig says the American lifestyle is killing us.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta: And most of it you say is preventable?
Dr. Robert Lustig: Seventy-five percent of it is preventable.Read the entire article | Email this article
SUGAR / FRUCTOSE
Table sugar (sucrose) is just as bad as high-fructose corn syrup says Robert Lustig, MD
Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Is it worse than just table sugar?
Dr. Robert Lustig: No. 'Cause it's the exact same. They are basically equivalent. The problem is they're both bad. They're both equally toxic.
Since the 1970s, sugar consumption has gone down nearly 40 percent, but high fructose corn syrup has more than made up the difference. Dr. Lustig says they are both toxic because they both contain fructose -- that's what makes them sweet and irresistible.Read the entire article | Email this article
Sunday, December 18, 2011
CAUSES OF THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC
Causes Of The Obesity Epidemic : 7-Minute Video From The US CDC
"Obesity is a national epidemic and a major contributor to some of the leading causes of death in the U.S., including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer.
"We need to change our communities into places that strongly support healthy eating and active living." Read the entire article | Email this article
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