Author Archives: Stanley Roth

8: How the Sugar Industry Was Able to Supress Information on the Dangers of Sugar

Mother Jones Magazine published this investigative journalism report on October 31, 2012. Every statement made in the article is supported, documented, and footnoted with links to original documents and materials, many from government records and the sugar industry’s own files. … Continue reading

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7: NY Times Article…It’s the Sugar…

The New York Times reported a recent study in the prestigious PLoS One Journal (a peer-reviewed publication of the Public Library of Science) conclusively linked a rise in sugar consumption to a rise in diabetes in 175 countries: NY TIMES … Continue reading

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6: Harvard Study Confirms Low-Glycemic Diet is Healthiest Way to Eat

FROM HARVARD SCIENCE MAGAZINE A new study published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) challenges the notion that “a calorie is a calorie.” The study, led by Harvard Medical School (HMS) Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Cara … Continue reading

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5: “60 Minutes” Segment – New Research Links Sugar to Cancer and Metabolic Sydrome

From Sunday, April 1, 2012’s airing of “60 Minutes”:  New research supports the argument that sugar is addictive, toxic, and contributes to obesity, hypertension, increases in harmful LDL cholesterol, and diabetes.  In addition, researchers at Harvard are discovering that almost … Continue reading

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4: Understanding the Glycemic Load

One of the most misunderstood and confusing parts of a low-glycemic diet is the difference between the “glycemic index” and the “glycemic load” of a food.  Most glycemic food charts list both the “GI” and the “GL” of each food.  … Continue reading

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3: The Low Glycemic Diet

Note: a word of caution.  Everyone is different.  Before undertaking any change in your dietary habits, it is always wise to consult your doctor or nutritionist.  The low-glycemic diet is healthy and safe for 99.9% of the people on it, … Continue reading

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2: The Origin of the Low-Fat, High-Carbohydrate Diet

If you saw a book cover entitled “Pure, White, and Deadly,” you’d likely think the book was about cocaine or heroin. But in 1972, Dr. John Yudkin, a medical doctor and a professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University … Continue reading

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