KQED's Forum: Sugar and Health

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KQED's Forum: Sugar and Health

KQED's Forum: Sugar and Health

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UCSF professor Robert Lustig became an Internet video sensation when he spoke out about the evils of sugar in a post that went viral on YouTube. He was also recently featured in a New York Times Magazine cover story, "Is Sugar Toxic?" Lustig joins Forum in the studio to discuss sugar's role in diabetes, obesity and related diseases.

Original Broadcast: Thu, Apr 21, 2011 -- 10:00 AM

Host: Michael Krasny

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Robert Lustig, professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology and director of the Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health (WATCH) Program at the UCSF Medical Center

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Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin.

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Related Article:
Is Sugar Toxic? (NYTimes)

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