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KQED's Forum: The Trouble With Sugar

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Spoon of Sugar - credit: Getty imagesResearchers at UCSF argue that sugar poses a danger to health and should be regulated like alcohol and tobacco. Is sugar just empty calories, or something much worse?

Original Broadcast: Fri, Feb 3, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

KQED's Forum: The Trouble With Sugar

KQED's Forum: The Trouble With Sugar

Host: Dave Iverson

  • Claire Brindis, professor of pediatrics and director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF
  • Fredric Kraemer, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Gerontology and Metabolism at the Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Jo Ann Hattner, registered dietician and consultant at the Stanford School of Medicine
  • Robert Goldberg, vice president and co-founder of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest and author of "Tabloid Medicine"


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