Between obesity, type 2 diabetes, hidden sugars, natural sugars, and artificial sugar, staying healthy can be a challenge – but not impossible when you are well informed.
Find out how to spot hidden sugar, know the difference between natural and artificial sugars and know what sugar does to each and every part of your body.
Host Nigel Latta looks into the question of whether too much sugar can be dangerous for you. Some scientists believe sugar is a big contributor to a worldwide obesity and diabetes crisis. #SBSDoco
THAT SUGAR FILM is one man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. THAT SUGAR FILM will forever change the way you think about ‘healthy’ food.
While sugar is easy to spot in candy, soft drinks and ice cream, it also hides out in foods you might not expect — including peanut butter, pasta sauce and even bologna! Robert Lustig decodes confusing labels and sugar’s many aliases to help determine just how much of that sweet carbohydrate makes its way into our diets.
This documentary looks at what sugar and fat do to the human body and which of these is worse. Twin doctors Chris and Xand Van Tullekan put their own bodies on the line for this experiement. #SBSdoco