Here is a must watch. Another fantastic presentation by Robert Lustig, M.D.
You probably know him from his “Sugar: The Bitter Truth” talk.
Now he did an Authors@Google talk in which he tackles the question
What’s causing the obesity epidemic?
He presents the issues and history that let to the current situation really well and tells you why a calorie is not a calorie, as well as showing some pretty frightening statistics.
For more information he mentions the following papers at the end of his talk:
I am really looking forward to his upcoming book “Fat Chance: Gambling on our personal and public health”,
Here again is Sugar: The Bitter Truth in case you have not yet watched it.