The No-Sugar-Added™ │ Low-Sugar-Added™ Revolution

Video Presentations:

Robert H. Lustig, MD, “Sugar—The Bitter Truth” 

Robert H. Lustig, MD,  “Sugar Pandemic Part 1

Robert H. Lustig, MD:  “Sugar Pandemic Part 2

Richard J Johnson, MD:  How Fructose Turns ON Your “Fat Switch”

Advanced Video Presentations:

Robert H. Lustig, MD, “Sugar: No Ordinary Commodity”

Richard J Johnson, MD:  Sugar Dangers (Part 1)

Richard J Johnson, MD: Sugar Dangers (Part 2)

Richard J Johnson, MD:  Sugar Dangers (Part 3) 


Sugar Love:  A Not So Sweet Story”, Rich Cohen, National Geographic, Vol. 224, No. 2, p. 78 

“Still Believe 'A Calorie Is a Calorie'?”, Robert H. Lustig, MD 

“The Toxic Truth About Sugar”, Robert H. Lustig, MD, et. al 

"The Hunt for the Perfect Sugar", Beth Kowitt, Feb 22, 2017, p. 102

“Fructose: Sweet, But Dangerous”, Laura Dolson, Low Carb Diets

“Are You Suffering from Fructose Poisoning?”, Roman Hartley, Life Extension, October 2013, p. 70

Agave Nectar: Good or Bad?, Kristen, Food 

“This Sweetener Is Far Worse Than High Fructose Corn Syrup”, Dr. Joseph Mercola, HuffPost Healthy Living

Coconut sugar is about 35% fructose and it contains inulin, which is considered to be a fiber, but which breaks down in the body to produce yet more fructose.
“Coconut Sugar – Healthy Sugar Alternative or a Big, Fat Lie?”, Kris Gunnars,

And what about fruit juice?
Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn, Sarah Boseley, The Guardian, Friday, 6 September 2013

It seems that even the food industry has realized that they have gone too far in adding sugar (and salt) to the foods they sell.  Therefore, they have quietly begun to decrease the amount of sugar in their products, as the following article attests:
“Healthier Food, by Stealth”, Melody M. Bomgardner, Chemical & Engineering News, Volume 91, Issue 37 (September 16, 2013), p 11 

Advanced Articles

“The Fructose Epidemic”, Robert H. Lustig, The Bariatrician, June 2009 

“Fructose: Metabolic, Hedonic, and Societal Parallels with Ethanol”, Robert H. Lustig, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, September 2010, p. 1307 

The Toxic Truth About Sugar, Robert H. Lustig, Laura Schmidt, and Claire Brindis, Nature, 482, pages 27-29 (02 February 2012) 


The Real Truth About Sugar: Dr. Robert Lustig's "Sugar: The Bitter Truth", Samantha Quinn

Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease, Robert H. Lustig, MD 

The Sugar Fix:  The High-Fructose Fallout That Is Making You Fat and Sick, Richard J Johnson, MD 

The Fat Switch Book, Richard J Johnson, MD 

The Case Against Sugar, Gary Taubes, 2016