White Poison: Sugar as ‘Evil’ Toxin (New York Times)

The insidious health effects of sugar have been the focus of Robert H. Lustig’s medical career.

The professor of pediatrics and leading expert in childhood obesity at the University of California, San Francisco, has long warned of the negative effects, liberally using words such as “evil” and “poison” in a videotaped 90-minute lecture that went viral a couple of years back.

The video continues to gain new viewers at a reported rate of about 50,000 per month. The New York Times puts Lustig’s work in focus in the article, “Is Sugar Toxic?


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