Dr. Robert Lustig – The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains


In this lecture based on his book, Robert Lustig explains the rampant spread of metabolic diseases and the ensuing crises of healthcare and social security with one very simple fact: sugar is added to nearly every processed food because it triggers dopamine release and makes us consume more. Since it is “generally regarded as safe” by the FDA, it is unregulated despite it being every bit as addictive as tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs.

h/t MerlotHaggard