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NY Times asks “Is Sugar Toxic?”

April 10, 2011

A recent NYT article asks “Is Sugar Toxic?” If you know anything about the modern diet being loaded with too much dietary acid, just remember that sugar is acid.

IS SUGAR TOXIC?

On May 26, 2009, Robert Lustig gave a lecture called “Sugar: The Bitter Truth,” which was posted on YouTube the following July. Since then, it has been viewed well over 800,000 times, gaining new viewers at a rate of about 50,000 per month, fairly remarkable numbers for a 90-minute discussion of the nuances of fructose biochemistry and human physiology.

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.

READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE ….

Credit:
NY Times Online
By GARY TAUBES
Published: April 13, 2011
NY Times Online

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