An ongoing discussion of Big Sugar and its spending in academia 24 January 2016: BBC1's The Big Questions held a live debate in Edinburgh on sugar and health. During it I stated that Professor Mike Lean, chair of human nutrition at Glasgow University, was funded by Coca-Cola for some of his research. He objected. I based my assertion on a 2012 … Continue reading The sugar corps: scientists for sale?
Coca-Cola came out on Monday night. The world's most valuable brand, broadcast an advert suggesting they, possibly, have a problem with sugar. In a certain first in the history of food and beverage advertising, it mentioned the o-word - obesity. This comes 126 years after Coca-Cola's invention, many of them spent in denial of the most damning medical … Continue reading Coca-Cola running scared of the sugar tax