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Why is sugar so bad for you?A 3mn42 interview


“No. 1, it’s toxic to your body, and


No. 2, it’s addictive to your brain,”


says Dr. Robert Lustig, professor, UCSF School of Medicine and author of “Fat Chance,” in discussion with “The War Room” host Michael Shure.


“The same as tobacco, the same as alcohol, the same as cocaine and the same as heroin. When it’s toxic and abused, then you have a societal problem, and that’s when government is supposed to step in.”