Sugar; is it a dangerous white powder we should completely cut from our diet? Or are claims that it causes obesity, diabetes, and heart disease overstated?
Was the 1972 opinion that sugar is “pure, white and deadly” close to the truth, or has that initial idea been exploited by those with a personal anti-sugar agenda? Is the sugar found naturally in fruits and juices any different to the sugar we add to our food?


Date/Time:         Thursday 11 June - 6pm

Venue:                 Lecture Theatre C

                             St George’s, University of London,  Cranmer Terrace, SW17 0RE

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St George's dietitians Scott Lonnee, Luke Morris and Catherine Collins will help you understand the science behind sugar and some of the myths and facts surrounding this sweet nutrient.

This is a special event hosted by our partners St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to mark National Dietitians week.

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