The Former Dentist Uncovering Sugar's Rotten Secrets
University of California–San Francisco researcher Cristin Kearns dropped a promising career at the Kaiser Foundation to dig through sugar industry archives for a smoking gun. With help from the man who brought down Big Tobacco, she’s now proving that Big Sugar steered scientists away from looking at the ingredient’s harmful effects.
How Sugar Lobbying Influenced U.S. Government-Funded Research
A new analysis of sugar-industry documents finds companies worked with U.S. government researchers to soften recommendations against eating too much sugar.
Distracted Dining Increases Desire for Sugary, Salty Foods
New research finds that foods that would otherwise seem sufficiently sugary or salty come across as bland if we're eating while mentally distracted.