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WHY Sugar is as Bad as Alcohol (Fructose, The Liver Toxin)


To alcohol! The cause of and solution to all of life’s
problems. We’re all familiar with the dangers of alcohol
and the fact that frequent alcohol consumption can fry your liver. Anyone who has had alcohol before will not
doubt that it is a toxin, even if they are not familiar with what it specifically does
inside your body. This is because you can experience the immediate
or “acute” effects of alcohol exposure in a single night after just a few drinks. You might not notice your heart rate becoming
irregular, your blood vessels dilating, or your loss of fine motor control, but you will
notice something is different as you become “drunk” or “intoxicated”. Then if the pleasant feeling of being drunk
had you doubting whether or not alcohol is a toxin, the hangover that comes the next
day will surely confirm that it is. So you don’t really need much education
or convincing about whether or not frequent consumption of alcohol has some potentially
serious effects on your health. The reason you can feel the effects of alcohol
right away and get “drunk” is because a little bit of the alcohol is metabolized
by the brain. Actually what goes to the brain is less than
10% of the alcohol. The majority of it- about 80% gets metabolized
by the liver. This is why you can develop all sorts of serious
liver issues quite quickly if you’re drinking on a daily basis. However, your liver is a very powerful organ
that can handle various toxins relatively well, so one night of celebrating your birthday
at the bar isn’t going to have you trying to get on the liver transplant list. But what if we could make an alcoholic drink
with a special type of alcohol that didn’t get metabolized in the brain, so you wouldn’t
experience the acute effects of alcohol toxicity? You could have several beers at lunch and
still be sharp as a tack during the company meeting at 2PM. Maybe you’d even be allowed to drink and
drive because it wouldn’t impair your motor skills. Companies might even get away with marketing
this special alcohol to kids. “I present to you… kid beer” Hey I mean if the kid isn’t slurring
his words and falling down, it should be OK right? …Of course not, no parent in their right
mind would give their kid alcohol simply because they don’t appear drunk. So here are the immediate health effects,
and the long term health effects that come with alcohol consumption. How would you feel about a substance that
doesn’t get metabolized in the brain, so you get none of these and you only have to
worry about 8 of these 12 problems from frequent consumption? …Still not OK that, I’m guessing. Well we already have a substance like this
that is consumed on a daily basis. Like alcohol, it’s not necessary for any
biochemical reaction in the body, you don’t need it to survive. It’s not metabolized in the brain so it
doesn’t get you drunk, but like alcohol and other toxins, it’s processed primarily
in the liver. And frequent consumption of it leads to all
sorts of health problems. This substance is fructose. Table sugar, sucrose, is made up of one molecule
of glucose and one molecule of fructose. Fructose is in honey, it’s in fruit juice,
it’s in high fructose corn syrup – it’s what makes the really sweet stuff sweet. “Okay, now you wouldn’t think twice about
not giving your kid a budweiser. But you don’t think twice about giving your
kid a can of coke. But they’re the same.” This is Robert Lustig, he is one of the biggest
factor in bringing the detrimental effects of sugar to light. At first, he can sound a bit over the top
when talking about sugar- “Sugar is a poison, it is a chronic, dose dependent hepato- liver
toxin.” However, he can back all his statements up
with more than 16 years of medical research, academic discourse, policy analysis, data
analysis, a whole lot of patient care and maybe most important: the biochemistry of
how sugar is processed in the body. There’s all sorts of compelling statistics
we could talk about, but the actual mechanisms that cause sugar to have such bad effects
on the body paint a much clearer picture. Once you understand how it is processed in
the body, it leaves very little debate as to whether or not sugar could be considered
a toxin, and you start to see how a lot of modern health issues are caused by sugar. Let’s look at how sugar is metabolised,But
first we’ll look at glucose or “starch” to see how a non-toxic carbohydrate is metabolized. By the way, it’s not necessary to remember
all these specific terms that come up. Just pay attention to how glucose flows through
the cell so we can see how it’s different from alcohol and sugar. So here is what’s happening in your liver
when you eat something like a slice of white bread. First off, only 20% of the glucose you ate
will actually hit the liver because the other 80% is metabolised by all the other cells
in your body. Before glucose can get into the liver cell,
it needs to stimulate the pancreas to make insulin. The insulin will stimulate this insulin receptor
IRS-1, which causes a series of reactions to then stimulate SREBP1 and activate this
enzyme called glucokinase. Glucokinase takes glucose to Glucose 6-Phosphate
which mostly gets stored in the liver as Glycogen. Glycogen is a good thing because it acts as
a reserve tank of energy that your body can access when necessary. This is why runners will “carb load” before
a race- to completely fill up their glycogen stores and have more energy during the race
than what is just sitting in their gut. What doesn’t go to glycogen gets metabolized
down to pyruvate. Pyruvate enters the mitochondria, Mitochondria
is like the coal furnace of your cell because it converts the Pyruvate to Acetyl-CoA then
burns that in the TCA cycle to produce a bunch of energy in the form of ATP. Not all of this is gonna get burned off so
a little bit may be left over as citrate. The SREBP1 from before activates these three
enzymes start a process called de novo lipogenesis. De novo “new” lipo “fat” genesis “making”. So the cell is taking this leftover citrate
and converting it into fat. The liver really doesn’t want the fat sitting
around inside it, so it gets converted down to something called VLDL which is stored in
your fat tissue. Not only can this make you fat, but VLDL is
actually a big contributor to heart disease. While this might sound bad, it’s actually
not that big of a deal because remember: only 20% of the glucose made it to the liver, then
half of that went to glycogen, then alot of that is burned off for energy, so maybe 1/50th
of what you ate will actually turn into VLDL. So could a farmer whose eating rice and vegetables
at every meal die of a heart attack? Maybe. But it’s gonna happen when they’re about
age 90, so that’s not too bad. So now let’s look at ethanol, which is “drinking
alcohol” to see what makes it so different from glucose. Here’s what happens in the liver when you
have an alcoholic drink. As you can guess, ethanol is not necessary
for any biological process, so a majority of is processed like a toxin in the liver. 10% will get processed in the stomach and
intestines and another 10% gets processed by the kidneys, muscle and the brain. This is the first big difference between glucose
and ethanol, the liver has to work 4 times as hard because it processes 80% of the ethanol
that comes in. Ethanol doesn’t need insulin to get into
the cell, it just diffuses in there and is converted to acetaldehyde. Acetaldehyde generates something called reactive
oxygen species. Reactive oxygen species damage proteins in
the body, can cause cancer and are thought to be the key factor in aging. This is how anti oxidants are supposed to
combat aging, because they deal with these ROS’s. The acetaldehyde then gets converted to acetate
and goes into the mitochondria like last time. With glucose, only 20% of the substrate went
to the liver and then maybe half of that went to the liver mitochondria because the rest
went to glycogen. So what alcohol is doing is overloading your
mitochondria. So A bunch of acetate comes in, goes through
the TCA cycle and you’re left with a ton of citrate. The same three enzymes start “new fat making”
are stimulated and you end up with a lot of bad fat. This will go to your fat stores, primarily
your visceral fat. This is the stuff that causes a lot of health
issues and surrounds your organs, giving you a big gut. This is why people get “beer bellies”
because that’s the area that gets filled with the fat produced by alcohol. So the liver has all this fat being produced
that it doesn’t want sitting around inside it so it will also export some of the fat
out in the form of free fatty acids. These can get into the muscle, causing muscle
insulin resistance which is very problematic. Some of it won’t even be able to get out,
so you have a fat droplet sitting around in the liver and now you have your alcoholic
fatty liver disease. So the excess of Acyl-CoA, the ethanol and
the ROS species activate an enzyme called JNK1 which is the bridge between metabolism
and inflammation. This ends up further damaging the liver and
it promotes insulin resistance within the liver by inactivating IRS-1, that insulin
receptor from before. This means your pancreas has to work a lot
harder and pump more insulin out to do its job. Now let’s look at sugar. Sugar is made up of equal parts glucose and
fructose. Fructose is what causes the problems so let’s
see how it’s metabolized very similarly to ethanol. Here’s what’s going on in the liver when
you have a glass of something sweet like orange juice. So first off – like Ethanol, Fructose is not
necessary to the body so it’s treated like a foreign substance and almost 100% of it
is processed in the liver. It comes in, gets metabolized down to pyruvate
and enters the mitochondria. Now we have the same situation where everything
goes straight to the liver, does not get stored in glycogen and overloads your liver cell’s
mitochondria. The pyruvate goes through TCA cycle, produces
a bunch of citrate and that gets converted down to VLDL. This leads to increased risk of heart disease
and visceral fat accumulation. Now you’ve got a “soda belly”. Like before, it exits the cell as free fatty
acids leading to muscle insulin resistance. Not all of the fat can get out of the cell
so fat accumulates in the liver and you get non alcoholic fatty liver disease. The same JNK1 gets stimulated which promotes
inflammation and JNK1 acts on the same IRS-1 insulin receptor causing insulin resistance
in the liver. All of this is actually illustrated really
well in the movie “That Sugar Film.” Damon Gameau goes on a diet with plenty of
low fat and so called “healthy” foods like yogurt, whole grain cereals, fruit juice
and fruit smoothies. The aim is to eat foods marketed as “healthy”
while reaching the average sugar intake of a typical Australian which is about 40 teaspoons. His results demonstrate all of these biochemical
processes we just talked about. He gained 8.5kg and an extra 7% total body
fat mainly in the form of visceral fat, his heart disease risk went up, he’s developed
insulin resistance and after only 18 days he developed non alcoholic fatty liver disease. What I thought was interesting was that he
didn’t change the amount of calories he was consuming yet he packed on such a significant
amount of fat. Actually there’s another element to fructose
metabolism that makes it generate so much fat. Fructose forms something called Xylulose 5-Phosphate,
and this further stimulates the de novo lipogenesis enzymes, leading to even more fat making. That explains the obesity epidemic. Also, when it’s getting converted to Fructose
1-Phosphate it produces Uric Acid. Uric Acid raises your blood pressure and now
you get hypertension too. Oh and Coca Cola still wants to pretend that
obesity is all about calories and a calorie is just a calorie no matter where it comes
from. One thing I should mention is that fiber helps
prevent the sugar in fruit from becoming a problem. Fiber reduces the rate of intestinal absorption
meaning your liver can easily handle the steady stream of sugar from a piece of fruit. The fiber will also fill you up. So 4 apples might be actually a lot of food
to take in in one sitting, but you can get 4 whole apple’s worth of sugar delivered
to your liver in a few seconds from one glass of apple juice. One night of tequila shots isn’t going to
cause your liver to explode, but having a shot of whiskey with every meal and for a
snack would do some serious damage. By the same token, having a big piece of cake
with ice cream at a birthday party isn’t that big of a deal, but most of us are loading
up on sugar all throughout the day without noticing it. We’ll have a breakfast of cereal and juice,
then a starbucks pseudo-milkshake thing on the way to work, have a sandwich with low
fat yogurt for lunch, a granola bar for a snack, then some pasta with a salad for dinner. But we’re not realizing that that the yogurt
has as much sugar as candy, the granola bar has as much sugar as a package of oreos, and
even your pasta sauce and salad dressing has sugar pumped into it. 80% of the 600,000 packaged food items on
the market have added sugar in them. By the way, they’re not gonna have any of
that protective fiber you find in whole fruits or vegetables. The fiber has been removed to improve shelf
life of the products. The average American child sees 30,000 TV
commercials a year advertising fast food or candy. While something like kid beer sounds joke-ish-ly
evil, maybe it’s not all that different from these fun, colorful sugar packed items
kids have access to wherever they go. “Alright, I’m hanging up.” “You know what’s the most destructive force
in the universe?” “Sugar?”

Randall Smitham

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100 COMMENTS

  1. Marc Arseneau Posted on September 23, 2019 at 2:44 pm

    wait , does that mean i have to stop eating so many fruits?!

    Reply
  2. Anwarul Islam Posted on September 23, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    so………. can we eat fruit?

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  3. daniel iulian petcu Posted on September 23, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    You sir are a blessing to human kind! Thank you!

    Reply
  4. Kelsey Nichols Posted on September 23, 2019 at 6:50 pm

    Dude lol i love u and the videos u make. But holey fuck dude the replay of the video during the breakdown at just before 6 mins and after is distracting as fuck!! Still loves u though

    Reply
  5. Momo Posted on September 24, 2019 at 6:02 am

    I try to be healthy by eating fruit and vegetables and fruits contains a lot of fructose. after watching this, I don’t know what should I do ? Should I quit eating fruits?

    Reply
  6. andy Dragtstra Posted on September 25, 2019 at 9:49 am

    So, you might as well drink, what is the point of quiting alcohol if there is suger everywhere.

    Reply
  7. Hacker.gr Posted on September 26, 2019 at 9:38 pm

    So flexible diet isnt working? Also is other artificial sweeteners or even stevia or honey doing the same damage to you?

    Reply
  8. T Mitchell Posted on September 27, 2019 at 6:43 pm

    This video is way too complicated

    Reply
  9. Kevin Klatman Posted on September 27, 2019 at 11:10 pm

    I h8 frucktose

    Reply
  10. Jay Tea Posted on September 29, 2019 at 11:23 pm

    EVERYTHING IN MODERATION. God the internets hard work.

    Reply
  11. Stef Diaz Diaz Posted on September 30, 2019 at 7:03 am

    Fiber sucks

    Reply
  12. Mike Lee Posted on October 2, 2019 at 7:58 am

    Super Metroid music ay!

    Reply
  13. OfTheRapture Posted on October 2, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    guess i dont need to go to college for this now lol

    Reply
  14. Moon Striker Posted on October 4, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    This video is very misleading. You can become a morbidly obese, hypertension-diabetes ridden trainwreck without consuming a gram of sugar, just from eating stuff like pasta, bread or even white rice.

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  15. Doll Yessm Posted on October 5, 2019 at 5:30 am

    I think its really a drug cuase after i consume anything with it. My body screams for joy. Then cries 1-2 hours later for more. No wonder im forever fat

    Reply
  16. Daniel Lipkanov Posted on October 5, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    That super metroid music

    Reply
  17. Adhesive Boi Posted on October 6, 2019 at 7:48 am

    I really appreciate you taking short pauses during the chemistry sections.

    Reply
  18. Pramod Wickramathilaka Posted on October 6, 2019 at 6:16 pm

    If i eat raisin (dried grapes)is it harmfull for liver?if i have fatty liver…

    Reply
  19. Carlos Rodriguez Posted on October 6, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    the real video starts at 9:35

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  20. exiled Posted on October 7, 2019 at 2:00 am

    To what planet do I move to avoid sugar?

    Reply
  21. Joel Marbo Posted on October 7, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    The song in the beginning..was that Super Metroid!?

    Reply
  22. Wynn Horton Posted on October 7, 2019 at 9:35 pm

    A bit of sugar added to vegetables and NO floury-sugary foods such as muffins or desserts seems like a fair trade -esp. if you try to eliminate most grains. My rational here is that it is harder to overeat veg, but easy enough to over-eat rice or bread – even the whole grain kind. If at all, have fruit for dessert and, even then, choose the most nutritious fruits. Certainly never drink anything with sugar in it.

    Reply
  23. Kefiloe Monare Posted on October 8, 2019 at 2:23 pm

    Watching while eating chocolate….. 👀

    Reply
  24. TheLizardKing1967 Posted on October 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    I totally stopped eating sugar and carbs. I lost 40 pounds in two month and feel AMAZING! KETO is the way to GO!

    Reply
  25. durianrider Posted on October 9, 2019 at 12:07 pm

    Lustig STILL fat and inflamed looking LOL!!! Im STILL lean and fit AF.

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  26. durianrider Posted on October 9, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    THE FAT YOU EAT IS THE FAT YOU WEAR!
    ALL FRUITARIANS ARE LEAN! I HAD TO QUIT BEING A FRUITARIAN BECAUSE I GOT TOO LEAN!

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  27. durianrider Posted on October 9, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    The LEANEST guy in 'that sugar film' was the guy who 'LIVED ON SODA' yet sugar causes obesity??? lol

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  28. durianrider Posted on October 9, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    SINCE WHEN DOES FIBER CHANGE THE WAY FRUCTOSE IS METABOLISED???? LOL! YOU NOOB!

    Reply
  29. rick9021090210 Posted on October 10, 2019 at 1:09 am

    What scientists should do is make a beer or alcohol that does make you drunk but not hammer the liver… I don't know about you guys, but I do drink for the buzz and the hammer… NOT for the taste… xD

    cheers!

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  30. Catalin Anco Posted on October 10, 2019 at 8:55 am

    Why would someone drink an alcohol that doesn't get you drunk? What would the fcking purpose be??? We drink ONLY for the feeling alcohol gives us, not for the idea of drinking.

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  31. Jhajj Posted on October 10, 2019 at 1:15 pm

    I lost account after 4:10

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  32. Locus Solus Posted on October 10, 2019 at 7:08 pm

    Super Metroid background music.

    Reply
  33. Sumit Singh Posted on October 11, 2019 at 6:53 am

    Someone please reset me.

    Reply
  34. ErdTA ff Posted on October 11, 2019 at 7:02 pm

    Alcoholics didn't understand because of their decreased brain cells by alcohol…

    Reply
  35. Zealot Posted on October 11, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    What would be the point of drinking if you mask the effects of Alcohol?

    Reply
  36. Rev Rev Posted on October 12, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    Eat fresh food for longevity.
    (Unless you don't care about your health) stop consuming any processed food, and don't live a sendentary either.

    Reply
  37. Sigma Geranimo Posted on October 13, 2019 at 7:30 am

    Really ? the 1950 capitalist told the world. it is safe. the same with tobacco.

    Reply
  38. nizam88 Posted on October 13, 2019 at 3:01 pm

    alcohol very dangerous

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  39. Ted Chess Posted on October 13, 2019 at 3:29 pm

    And there are a bunch of studies that link moderate intake of alcohol, including wine, to increased risk of cancer. Just stay away from processed food. Then maybe you will die of nothing

    Reply
  40. Ted Chess Posted on October 13, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    Social media is worse for you.

    Reply
  41. Andrea Bassi Posted on October 14, 2019 at 10:27 am

    Bread, pasta, rice, etc. are also sugars (70% – 80% of them)

    Reply
  42. J S Posted on October 14, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    So fruit is perfectly okay, right? I don't drink fruit juices anymore or sodas, only occasionally having highly processed things like muffins or brownies (0-3 times a week probably. Always around 100-150 calories worth, so a very small amount) but I really like fruit. I typically mix in like 75 grams of blueberries with my morning oatmeal along with a kiwi on the side, and often have an apple shortly before I exercise for some carbs. Bananas and strawberries make their way into my diet some days too. Definitely want to keep them. Other than fruit, the vast majority of carbs I eat come from sweet potatoes, chickpeas and oatmeal (the unsweetened versions, of course), and then whatever is in my veggies. Occasionally whole wheat bread when I eat sandwiches, couple times a week.

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  43. Brahim Posted on October 16, 2019 at 1:01 am

    as muslim im happy that alcohol is forbiding for me and het islam is the tru reliogion

    Reply
  44. Garrett Kelly Posted on October 16, 2019 at 12:03 pm

    Does this include sugar from fruits ?

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  45. GetMeThere1 Posted on October 17, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    First rate video. Lives will be saved.

    Reply
  46. Vanessa Palma Posted on October 19, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    How did Damon Gameau go on that high sugar diet consuming the same 2300 calories as his previous normal diet, yet gained an additional 8 pounds? How is that even possible? Can someone explain? Intuitively he should not have gained any weight if his caloric intake and level of activity was exactly the same as before.

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  47. Ricardo Gonzalez Posted on October 20, 2019 at 11:51 am

    Love the video, but… Saying the "u" in fructose differently than in sucrose just throws me off lol

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  48. Ricardo Gonzalez Posted on October 20, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    By the way, is there a video you can make, in a similar fashion, of how artificial sweeteners are digested by the body? To what percent is processed by the liver and if it acts in the same way as ethanol or fructose?

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  49. Abbey Rose Lee Posted on October 21, 2019 at 3:38 am

    Sugar was originally a medicinal substance used to make bitter medicines palatable. It was also used to pack wounds before binding them (prior to antibiotics). It was used like this for centuries before it became known as a food substance (and sugar cane plantations involved some of the earliest slave labour in the New World). —Food Of The Gods, Terence McKenna

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  50. roobscoob47 Posted on October 21, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    Very informative and was worth watching a 2nd and 3rd time!!!

    Reply
  51. shpak Posted on October 22, 2019 at 8:30 am

    Wow this video is crazy mind opening! Thank you for sharing it

    Reply
  52. runneris1991 Posted on October 22, 2019 at 9:41 pm

    who is watching this while drinking alcohol 😀

    Reply
  53. Nicholas Sebastian Pool González Posted on October 22, 2019 at 10:22 pm

    Do a video like this analyzing marijuana

    Reply
  54. james pong Posted on October 23, 2019 at 7:15 pm

    I like raw salmon, raw steak… Never liked raw sugar

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  55. 2WheelForte Posted on October 23, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    Guys… check the nutritional section of the food before you buy it. packaged food in the supermarket if loaded with unnecessary levels of sugar. They are loading foods with sugar to make it more addictive and to also poison you. They put as much sugar in as they can get away with without it being too sweet and therefore not appealing. This is called the bliss point. They will always, let me reiterate ALWAYS add as much sugar as possible. 12 grams of sugar is in an average bar of sugar, your “healthy” cereal is loaded with sugar.

    I’m typing ahead of this video and realised it was pretty much saying what I’m trying to say. It’s true guys. The supermarkets are pumping you full of disease which is making you sick which is sending you to the big pharma . It’s all a trap. Stay away.

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  56. RaLLyKaTz OoO Posted on October 23, 2019 at 9:31 pm

    last time I checked you can't run or exercise on alcohol. but you consume sugar you can potentially run a marathon

    Reply
  57. Hendomatic Posted on October 24, 2019 at 8:33 am

    did you ever get a copyright claim on this video from Nintendo for using the super Metroid music?

    Reply
  58. You Yourself Posted on October 24, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    You should research Morse

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  59. Philly Fan Posted on October 25, 2019 at 12:47 am

    THE BEST WAY TO GET RID OF SUGAR ADDICTION?!?!?! fasting… dont eat for 72 hours…. not a joke….

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  60. Ibrahim Baghdadi Posted on October 26, 2019 at 12:01 pm

    Fructose the evil within lol

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  61. Born Blazed Posted on October 26, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    I had to eat 6-10 Thai peppers a day until cancer disappeared. My lung cancer was metastasised aswell. I avoided sugar, soda pop and milk as its cancer fuel. ..

    Reply
  62. Adam Bernstein Posted on October 26, 2019 at 6:23 pm

    That is a really complex diagram for how sugar/starch is metabolized. Has anyone fact checked this for accuracy?

    Reply
  63. Arthur Culp Posted on October 26, 2019 at 10:43 pm

    Can this also be linked to the amyloid buildup in the brain, possibly increasing the risk of Alzheimer's and dementia?

    Reply
  64. MtnDewThief Productions Posted on October 27, 2019 at 10:08 am

    2:25 heart disease? seriouolsy?
    2:43 you still need sugar in life. not to much, not an amount thats less than NEEDED

    Reply
  65. Currency Posted on October 28, 2019 at 5:18 am

    Brilliant video.

    Reply
  66. USNVA Posted on October 28, 2019 at 7:03 am

    About two weeks ago I was walking into a Walmart when a lady, grossly overweight, was coming out the store with a shopping cart full of nothing but junk foods. Things like 30 pack cubes of Mountain Dew, Nestea, Tony's Pizza, Oreo cookies, etcetera… I didn't see one fruit or vegetable in the cart. That moment right there had me re-evaluating my own daily intake and how I could go about making healthier choices.

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  67. umang chauhan Posted on October 28, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    What can be a safe sugar alternative..or the best one possible

    Reply
  68. Chris Helmly Posted on October 28, 2019 at 4:25 pm

    Tell that truth brother👍

    Reply
  69. Midship Sport Posted on October 29, 2019 at 3:28 am

    Single malt or premium scotch whiskey is fine

    Reply
  70. johnkimx83 Posted on October 29, 2019 at 4:43 pm

    LOL at the Super Metroid soundtrack

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  71. biansor almerol Posted on October 30, 2019 at 4:18 am

    I always getting acne breakouts when taking sugar foods. That's why I took it off

    Reply
  72. rose mulet Posted on October 30, 2019 at 3:05 pm

    The difference is that the human body actually needs sugar, it’s viral to survival. The issue is when you have too much of it, like having too much of anything. There’s so much sugar in everything we consume that it goes far beyond what our body actually needs, and this also causes problems.

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  73. Odin is the One Posted on October 30, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    Who's pushing sugar and alcohol and other addictive substances??

    Reply
  74. SilverSeshiru Posted on October 30, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    Thanks for the video! I really enjoyed it. I was wondering if you had a video or could make a video about how sugar alcohols affect your body? I know for people on keto, the sugar they would eat would be erythritol, stevia, or monk fruit. I know there's more like other sugar alcohols to avoid like malitol but it would be interesting to see how that gets digested into the body. Thanks!

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  75. David Chaplin Posted on October 31, 2019 at 5:46 am

    Sugar Fructose carbs grains legumes ,,, get rid of them

    Reply
  76. sonal patel Posted on November 1, 2019 at 4:42 am

    liver – Suger, cake, Patato

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  77. Abadi Sanaa Posted on November 1, 2019 at 10:18 am

    That was great well explained
    Keep it up …anything about gastritis and acid reflux..and are the symptoms for low or high acidity are the same …thanks

    Reply
  78. Wise One Posted on November 1, 2019 at 2:24 pm

    I hate constantly having to try and hear what someone is saying because of some way to loud music that's not so in the background.

    Reply
  79. WintaFresh Posted on November 2, 2019 at 1:00 am

    What makes it worse is it's literally in everything.

    Reply
  80. Selphis Posted on November 2, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    I've switched over to stevia and swerve, it's really amazing

    Reply
  81. Shadow Boxer Posted on November 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    We have the FDA and fake news to thank for some serious health problems. It's their agenda, after all.

    Reply
  82. Robotic_Llama Posted on November 3, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    Mike's Hard Lemondade sees this video and hides under the table

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  83. Biden’s_Bro 58 Posted on November 4, 2019 at 1:11 am

    How is this not censored by the feds lol

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  84. N8 N8 Posted on November 4, 2019 at 1:51 am

    LOL DUDE YOU'RE USING SUPER METROID MUSIC WHEN TALKING ABOUT SUGAR WTF hahaha love it though

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  85. jungefrau Posted on November 4, 2019 at 5:23 am

    why is fructose pronounces fruck-tos but sucrose is pronounced soo-kros?

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  86. D Posted on November 4, 2019 at 6:15 am

    sugar is in everything

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  87. Saharin Cuker Posted on November 4, 2019 at 11:18 pm

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  88. Pushups are great Posted on November 5, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    Fruit is a desert. Not a snack

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  89. Eduardo Bonilla Posted on November 6, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    i guess candy is a drug

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  90. Nancy Dotimas Posted on November 6, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    the last clip haha

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  91. J Pysmythe Posted on November 7, 2019 at 2:32 am

    I love Dr Lustig. That dude is low key enraged in his lectures., and he ought to be. Thank goodness at least A FEW people have the integrity to tell us the truth.

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  92. RBS Posted on November 7, 2019 at 7:43 am

    Sugar is a slow poison.

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  93. michael cole Posted on November 7, 2019 at 8:54 am

    Even lustig would disagree with vldl is primary cause of heart disease comment at about the 7 minute mark. Vldl is only a water soluble carrier for lipids. When ldl is damaged by glycation or sugar these particles contribute to atherosclerosis indirectly. Apart from that erroneous statement the video does provide an excellent broad based overview.

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  94. AuberJean 68 Posted on November 8, 2019 at 5:25 am

    This new subscriber thanks you for the science, the comparisons, explanations and music. These components are the hallmark of a well thought out video. Truly brill!

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  95. Jay-john Derbyshire Posted on November 8, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Everything is poisonous to us;Everything causes Neuropathy

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  96. Roger Moore Posted on November 8, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    moderation. I am not young, and have been eating sugary substances with tea daily since young. I have little health issues for my age, and exercise 3 times a week. I even drink a glass of alcohol on special occasions. Excessive behavior is worst in my opinion.

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  97. nayanmalig Posted on November 9, 2019 at 8:20 am

    FOOD TECHNOLOGY = CHEMICAL WARFARE

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