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Controversial research by two leading nutritionists which claims sugar has had no role to play in Australia’s obesity crisis is now under investigation by Sydney University. The paper claims that sales of soft drinks have declined by 10 per cent, but now it looks like the nutritionists themselves are walking away from that statistic, as Wendy Carlisle writes.
What role does sugar play in Australia’s obesity crisis?
According to research from two leading nutritionists, the answer is not much at all.
If that’s the case, it means Australia is unique and sugar is not implicated in our ever expanding girths. If the research is true, then sugar and in particular soft drinks are off the hook.
The research comes from one of Australia’s best known nutritionists, Professor Jennie Brand Miller, and her colleague Dr Alan Barclay........
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