Sweet and Vicious: Is Sugar Toxic

“If Lustig is right, then our excessive consumption of sugar is the primary reason that the numbers of obese and diabetic Americans have skyrocketed in the past 30 years. But his argument implies more than that. If Lustig is right, it would mean that sugar is also the likely dietary cause of several other chronic ailments widely considered to be diseases of Western lifestyles — heart disease, hypertension and many common cancers among them. Lustig is a specialist on pediatric hormone disorders and the leading expert in childhood obesity at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, which is one of the best medical schools in the country. He published his first paper on childhood obesity a dozen years ago, and he has been treating patients and doing research on the disorder ever since.”

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Maturing, entrepreneurial, trainer, keynote speaker, facilitator, radio show host, XPR Advisor interested in continuing to improve the quality of his life, treat each day as if it were the last, and come to a wisdom that allows him to model the change that he desires to see in others. He focuses at times on obesity and other nutritionally related challenges that can be eliminated. NOW! Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer, and type 2 diabetes. During the past 20 years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States. This will stop as we become wiser.
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