A few weeks ago, 60 Minutes (hosted by Dr. Sanjay Gupta) had a special on sugar and artificial sweeteners, and sugar’s effect on us. The first video is 14 minutes long. The second video is a synopsis of Dr. Gupta’s findings, but more specifically focused on the damaging effects of sugar on children. These videos are very powerful, and well-worth the time to watch them. One of the important aspects of these videos is the documented research (yes, research talk again) and the licensed medical professionals interviewed.
There is a lot of confusion about which sweeteners are healthy and which are harmful. That’s a post for another day, but I wanted to share these clips for now.
For those who are interested in learning more about agave nectar, there is a good summary here.