Dr. Courtney Gaine in The Daily Caller: Targeting Sugar Is An Oversimplified Approach to Complex Problem of Obesity

By Courtney Gaine, The Daily Caller
April 10, 2015

The dilemma of the low-hanging fruit has plagued mankind since the beginning of time. But history has proven that while it is tempting to address a problem by focusing on the most attainable goal, rather than the most appropriate, it just doesn’t pan out in the long run.

We would be well-advised to remember this as we search for solutions to the ongoing obesity epidemic.

Currently, many purported health advocates are targeting all-natural sugar as public enemy number one in the fight against obesity. And while this tactic might result in a quick win, especially given the negative coverage of all-natural sugar in recent years, it’s an oversimplified approach to a complex problem and simply not supported by scientific evidence and solid data.

Click here to read Dr. Gaine’s full opinion piece at The Daily Caller.

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