Sugar Industry Attempts to Manipulate the Science

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How the food industry responds to “health food faddists”.

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Industry influence on research is by no means a new topic here on I’ve covered similar issues across a variety of industries in:
• Food Industry Funded Research Bias (
• BOLD Indeed: Beef Lowers Cholesterol? (
• Big Food Using the Tobacco Industry Playbook (
• American Medical Association Complicity with Big Tobacco (
• Sprinkling Doubt: Taking Sodium Skeptics with a Pinch of Salt (
• Does Cell Phone Radiation Cause Cancer? (
• Researching the Health Effects of Marijuana (
• Will Cannabis Turn Into Big Tobacco? (
• How the Dairy Industry Designs Misleading Studies (
• Is Butter Really Back? What the Science Says (

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