Welcome to part 1 of a 2 part conversation about the damaging effects of sugar on childhood development and disease.

And more importantly… what you can do about it!

In this episode:

  • What does sugar do to a kid’s developing body
  • How much sugar is too much for a kid. What are the daily recommendations
  • Sugar and behaviour in young kids
  • Which kids’ foods have the most hidden sugar
  • What about alternative sweeteners
  • What is the research showing about alternative sweeteners in children and adults – you may be shocked!
  • What initiatives are currently underway to lower sugar in schools

Dr. Michael Goran is Professor of Pediatrics and Program Director for Nutrition and Obesity at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Keck School of Medicine, USC. In 2021 he founded the Southern California Center for Latino Health, a regional initiative focused on developing academic-community solutions to chronic disease disparities in Latino families and funded by a $25m grant from the National Institute for Minority Health Disparities. His research on infant and childhood nutrition has been continuously funded by the NIH for 35y, and he has published over 400 peer-reviewed articles. Michael lives in Silverlake, LA and likes to play tennis, cook, eat, hike, walk his dog and travel. He is the author of “Sugarproof: Protect Your Family from the Hidden Dangers of Excess Sugar with Simple Everyday Fixes”.

Connect with Michael: www.sugarproofkids.com

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