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"Sugar and Kids: the Toxic Truth"

CJ Westerberg, April 2, 2012 9:52 PM

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"Riding that train, high on cocaine" - oops, we mean sugar
-10 minute mark

More bad news about sugar and it's not just about empty calories, folks.  It's seriously linked to cancer, heart disease and a host of other ills beyond obesity, which the latter in enough of reason in itself.  There is a "high" one get from this substance - which is also hidden in so-called "healthy" foods such bread, tomato sauce, yogurt -  where one needs more of it over time to get the same feeling of satisfaction, even after a week.

Sanjay Gupta reports on 60 Minutes last night via CBS.  In case you missed it, full episode and a behind the scenes clip below, along with the You Tube video with Dr. Robert Lustig that stirred up the controversy.



 



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