Tuesday, September 13, 2016

NYT: How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat


The sugar industry managed to pay scientists to play down the link between sugar and heart disease, according to newly released internal documents. Instead, saturated fat was blamed.

The New York Times and many other papers write about it today:

Big Sugar was able to shape the dietary guidelines for decades by enticing Harvard scientists (among others) to sell out their independence and conduct its paid research.

But as these things are revealed, the game is changing. Sugar is now well on it’s way to become public enemy number one, and deservedly so.


ZERO Added Sugar to Children Below the Age of 2, Recommends the American Heart Association

The Sugar Industry Is Paying Obesity Experts in the UK



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