In the late 1970s when the government mandated we get the fat out of our food, our next guest says the food industry responded by pouring more sugar in. Dr. Robert Lustig believes the result has been a perfect storm, disastrously altering our biochemistry and driving our eating habits out of our control.
The Centers For Disease Control has awarded a $2 million dollar grant for a wellness initiative in Springfield Massachusetts. The money will fund several efforts aimed at improving access to healthy eating and physical activity. WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.