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The toxic truth about sugar

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Added sweeteners pose dangers to health that justify controlling them like alcohol, argue Robert H. Lustig, Laura A. Schmidt and Claire D. Brindis.

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  1. Robert H. Lustig is in the Department of Pediatrics and the Center for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment at the University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA.

    • Robert H. Lustig
  2. Laura A. Schmidt is at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA.

    • Laura A. Schmidt
  3. Claire D. Brindis is at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA.

    • Claire D. Brindis

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