A Spoonful of Sugar….

January 9th, 2013

A spoonful of sugar does not make the medicine go down! In fact, it maybe that spoonful of sugar that is the very reason we may need the medicine.

Walk into any convenience store or supermarket and sugar seems to be a key ingredient in most of what we buy and eat. At the same time obesity is reaching epidemic proportions. Its personal and public policy ramifications touch everything from health care costs to educational success. But is sugar really the culprit it's made out to be? Dr. Robert Lustig thinks so and he explains in his book Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease

My conversation with Dr. Robert Lustig: