And, the simple answer of everything in moderation is insufficient advice when it clearly doesn't work that way. Add to that the Atkins diet with its emphasis on proteins and fats, and combine it with a healthy dose of Sugar Busters, topped off with news about the Big Fat Surprise, and the world of food seems so complicated. So, what's the deal with sugar and carbohydrates? Well, for those interested in a great piece of work from a man with the credentials to know, check out thoughts on "BEING HAPPY WITH SUGAR" by James Hamblin, MD, a senior editor at The Atlantic. Hamblin runs through all the available information from the experts, exposing the back tracking of Dr. Oz:
And, he offers insight on Lustig, too.
There is no easy answer, but there are some pretty obvious truths about diet and health. Hamblin offers some nice perspective on those truths.