Is Sugar the New Fat?

Is Sugar the New Fat?

Downloadable Video - 2017
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Sugar! What's not to like? It's being touted as highly addictive and the biggest contributor to the current worldwide obesity epidemic. We used to think high in fat diet was to blame so who's the real bad guy? This series takes on world-leading scientists and the food industry in an attempt to understand the truth about sugar.
Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2017
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 44 min.)) : sound, color
Alternative Title: hoopla (Digital media service)

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May 01, 2019

A pretty good documentary on sugar, its effect on health when consumed in excess regularly, and the amount of sugar found in food and the modern diet. I like how it showed the host, who thought he was doing fairly well with his diet and lifestyle, had room for improving his diet to improve his health and risk factors for disease.

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SmartyJo
Aug 19, 2017

More convincing evidence that there is too much sugar in our "food supply'; the food industry profits from using sugar as a cheap, addictive? additive; this is a contributing factor to the dramatic rise in obesity and diabetes; we need to minimize our consumption of sugar; and that perhaps it will take government intervention to reverse the trend. The guy who made, narrated the documentary is Kiwi - his New Zealand accent made it a little difficult to understand him.

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