June 16, 2017

The Hidden Addiction

From the basic biology to public policy: in this episode we tackle sugar. Find out what happens in our bodies when we eat sugar, as well as the disturbing tactics corporations use to get people hooked on products like soda and junk food. We then talk about soda taxes and other strategies Dr. Laura Schmidt and her colleagues are using to battle against the sugar industry.

Read more about Dr. Laura Schmidt's work, including her blog, here. 

This episode was produced by Meryl Horn, Devika Nair, and Sam Ancona Esselmann. 

Music attribution: Club Delirio Habanero by Laszlo Harsanyi, Latin Rhythm by SunsearcherAn Opus in Ab, Third in Line, Dirt Bike Lovers, Just Below the Surface, Red City Theme, and The, Zeppelin by Blue Dot SessionsStill On by VYVCHIntermezzo, Lope and Shimmer, and 60s Quiz Show by Podington BearLe Songe d'Hacolhii by SunhiilowScenery and Summer Days by Kai Engel, and El Juego by Javomarin


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