September 13, 2016

WITH THE CONNIVANCE OF THE GOVERNMENT: How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat. “The documents show that a trade group called the Sugar Research Foundation, known today as the Sugar Association, paid three Harvard scientists the equivalent of about $50,000 in today’s dollars to publish a 1967 review of research on sugar, fat and heart disease. The studies used in the review were handpicked by the sugar group, and the article, which was published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine, minimized the link between sugar and heart health and cast aspersions on the role of saturated fat.”

If you can’t trust Harvard scientists. . . Gary Taubes had something to say about this.

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