Is there an Australian sugar paradox? Did Australians – alone in the world – have an obesity epidemic while eating less sugar?
This is something that two Australian researchers have claimed. But as this great documentary tells us, that claim is highly doubtful. Australians are probably not unique in the world in their tolerance to sugar.
Instead the explanation to the researchers’ imaginative use of statistics is likely more mundane. Incompetence… or money… or both. Here’s the truth about the Australian sugar paradox.