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Sugar: The Bitter Truth





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Uploaded on Jul 30, 2009

Watch "The Skinny on Obesity" with Dr. Lustig:
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. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public [7/2009] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 16717]

More UCTV videos about sugar:
Dr. Lustig's book (comes out Dec 27, 2012), "Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease":

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    Stress Obesity and Pregnancy: Panel

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    Pregnancy : A Teachable Moment for Weight Control and Obesity

  4. 4

    Understanding Obesity

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    Maternal Metabolism in Pregnancy Long-term Effects on Population Health

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    Transgenerational Effects of Maternal Stress and Nutrition

  7. 7

    Childhood Stress Pregnancy Weight and Transmission of Weight

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    How Do We Know What to Eat Drink (and Take)?

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    Dietary Fats: The Good the Bad the Ugly

  10. 10

    Dietary Guidelines: From Pyramid to Plate

  11. 11

    What's Next for the Food Movement? - with Michael Pollan - Horace Albright Lecture

  12. 12

    Change Your Relationship with Food: Novel Weight Management Practices - Health Matters

  13. 13

    Nutrition in Liver Disease - The Nathan Bass UCSF Liver Transplant Fall 2013

  14. 14

    Vitamins and Supplements: An Evidence-Based Approach

  15. 15

    Dietary Fats: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

  16. 16

    The Complete Skinny on Obesity

  17. 17

    Fat Chance: Fructose 2.0

  18. 18

    Dietary Fiber: The Most Important Nutrient?

  19. 19

    Obesity: Facts and Fictions

  20. 20

    Principles of a Healthy Diet: How Do We Know What to Eat?

  21. 21

    Nutrition for Cycling: Fueling Your Human Powered Vehicle

  22. 22

    Obesity in America: Diet Drugs or Surgery?

  23. 23

    Obesity Prevention with the Healthy Works Program - Health Matters

  24. 24

    What Artificial Sweeteners Reveal about Sugar

  25. 25

    Sugar Highs and Lows: Sugar on the Brain

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    Obesity and the Neural Plasticity Reward Circuit

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    Interventions to Reduce Sugar Consumption

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    The New Science of Sugar Addiction

  29. 29

    The Wisdom and Science of Traditional Diets

  30. 30

    Obesity and Diabetes: Twin Epidemics of the 21st Century

  31. 31

    Diabetes Weight Management - Taking Control of Your Diabetes

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    Vitamin D: Nutrient, Not A Drug

  33. 33

    Food and Addiction: Reflections on the Research

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    Food and Addiction: Creating a Healthy Eating Environment

  35. 35

    Food and Addiction: Stress Opioids and Binge-Eating in Rats

  36. 36

    Food and Addiction:Treating through Emotional Brain Training

  37. 37

    Food and Addiction: The Importance of The Environmental Change

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    Nutrition and Cancer

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    Metabolic Disease Prevention: Nutrient Biomarker Study

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    Pediatric Obesity: More Than Just the Calories

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    Nutrition in a Bottle: Vitamins Minerals and Supplements

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    Fad Diets: Do They Really Work?

  43. Sugar: The Bitter Truth

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    Obesity: Ten Things You Thought You Knew


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