WATCH and get angry at the food/sugar industry

The Secrets of Sugar – the fifth estate, CBC Canada, 2014

Another great documentary to understand the link between sugar, obesity, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease and again an upsetting proof of a food & sugar lobby in denial since 1971/1972.

If you like read further:

(…) The story begins in 1971. Richard Nixon was facing re-election. The Vietnam war was threatening his popularity at home, but just as big an issue with voters was the soaring cost of food. If Nixon was to survive, he needed food prices to go down, and that required getting a very powerful lobby on board – the farmers. Nixon appointed Earl Butz, an academic from the farming heartland of Indiana, to broker a compromise. Butz, an agriculture expert, had a radical plan that would transform the food we eat, and in doing so, the shape of the human race. (…)

Quote taken from Jacques Peretti, the Guardian, UK, 2012.
Read full article: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2012/jun/11/why-our-food-is-making-us-fat