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There's a new study out calling sugar.
A killer basically researchers at UC San Francisco.
Saying that sugar is a toxic addictive substance.
And they feel it as qualities that are very similar to those of alcohol and cigarettes in terms of their impact on the body.
They're blaming sugar really for a world health epidemic.
And demanding that the government start regulating sugar aggressively.
Doctor Steven garner and his right time for about -- Is chairman of radiology at -- Methodist Hospital doctor -- welcome as always good to have you here.
Is this a world epidemic sugar and should be regulated by the federal government.
-- more than 60% of the world -- overweight 66% of children are overweight.
Big culprit was sugar because sugar as a lot of calories of course -- the game great sort of give you an idea how much people of soda right out and -- Minnesota demonstration.
Once they just know you would never think of doing a lot of smoke coming out how much.
That's an Atlanta sixty assets and I think on following code to do it this way out right then and you can imagine you don't know you drinking and -- the kids don't know see the big problem is.
In the old days used to make her own foods and you know your mother would know what she was putting in it now I'm getting processed foods that -- -- that you don't know if cereal breakfast cereals that you wouldn't think that any sugar.
A loaded with sugar.
Hey here's the big question has all the problem right -- does government regulation and how would they possibly regulates -- in the first place and again -- yet to be.
21 to bite you know beer would have to give and they asked about center.
What you can do is what you have control in some areas -- -- the children's lunch at school that you couldn't picture of healthy vending machines you can ensure.
Advertising's big corporate advertising mixed mixed -- -- -- could you know -- -- Holding your -- the government cracking down on an advertising change in regulations in terms of school lunches all that.
They don't usually do anything too well but what I would suggest is that the -- -- slowly that the we do it through education which which -- somewhat but not a lot of you can see with the obesity epidemic no matter how much you and even 20% of the people -- still smoking cigarettes.
But manufacturers they can make food place.
Well without having so much -- him I don't want anybody to do that generally right maybe give tax -- some kind of breaks for but that's I think the one of his biggest control.
The manufacturer because.
You know -- its arm and acquired taste if you stop.
-- and -- their first six months and then going to take is gonna face discussing in the camp.
It's -- coupled is to get out of your system -- -- tried and and it and you can't get out of your system but I haven't had lately.
And fast food there's -- food restaurants more -- This was their parents are terrible and now our right after -- thank you very much as -- -- out on the smoking cancer bouts McEntire.
I avenues I'm for the neutral Capuano and you wouldn't see in moderation is hoping moderation and that's my grandfather always that everything in moderation that -- would be nice -- by the way.
Thank you doctor garner -- Back Steven garner this week how about about the skeptics -- -- -- -- time about.
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