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Caribbean: millions and millions of African slaves were bought here just to cultivate this crop. It was a system that would later be perfected by the British in Barbados, and shipped across the world on an industrial scale. Enslaved: A Precious Cargo with Samuel L Jackson II, BBC 2020
If sack and sugar be a fault, God help the wicked! William Shakespeare, I Henry IV II iv 524
The lucrative sugar trade powered the British economy. Dan Snow, Empire of the Seas: How the Navy Forged the Modern World III: High Tide, BBC 2010
Sugar is important as each 330 ml can of Coca-Cola contains eight teaspoons of it. Mark Thomas, Dispatches: Coco-Cola, Channel 4 2007
A new crop changing mankind’s taste – sugar. Mankind: The Story of All of Us VIII: Treasure, History 2012
The empire had been conceived in robbery but it grew fat on the cultivation of sugar. Jeremy Paxman, Empire IV: Making a Fortune, BBC 2012
Which is worse for us? Fat or sugar? Horizon: Sugar v Fat, BBC 2014
Over in America it’s sugar that’s under attack. ibid.
It’s known as the hormone hypothesis. ibid.
High protein diets make you feel fuller. ibid.
‘Eating lots of fat makes my body insulin defective.’ ibid.
Professor Susan Jebb’s long-term study ... ‘You can cut calories ... it's about the overall balance of diet.’ ibid.
The world is getting fatter – processed food. ibid.
Fat and sugar together ... the real problem. ibid.
The brains of people who use sweeteners show a weaker response to sugar. Jacques Peretti, The Men Who Made Us Thin III, BBC 2013
The idea that certain foods can be addictive is highly controversial. Jacques Peretti, The Men That Made Us Fat I, BBC 2013
The food industry and the sugar lobby in particular brought its muscle to bear to bury the [McGovern] report. ibid.
SnackWell’s was a marketing triumph but a disaster for America’s waistline. ibid.
What they did in the ’70s was give us sweater food and more of it. ibid.
Even the salads contain sugar. Morgan Spurlock, Supersize Me 2004
I always thought a low fat diet was the way to go ... The new public enemy number one – it’s sugar. Fiona Phillips, The Truth About Sugar, BBC 2015
You might be eating far more than you think. ibid.
Fifty litres of sugary drink a year. ibid.
Mary Harton is addicted to sugar – she eats an average of 2 lbs (1 kg) of it every day. Ripley’s Believe It Or Not?
Brown sugar, how come you taste so good, uh huh
Brown sugar, just like a young girl should, uh huh oh woo … The Rolling Stones, Brown Sugar, 1971
Sugar: once seen as a luxurious drug it was now a necessity – the cash crop of the Empire. Simon Schama, A History of Britain s2e4: The Wrong Empire, BBC 2001
‘Want a Coke?’ Abra asked. ‘Sugar solves lots of problems, that’s what I think.’ Stephen King, Doctor Sleep
It’s sweet, it’s seductive, is it deadly? Tonight: the dangers of sugar: serious new warnings from serious people. Also tonight: what the sugar industry has tried to hide. The Fifth Estate: The Secrets of Sugar, CBC 2013
On average in this country 26 teaspoons of sugar per person per day. That’s forty kilos a year. ibid.
Coca-Cola has a lot of sugar: 40 grams a can, that’s ten teaspoons. But much of the sugar we eat is hidden in foods we don’t necessarily think of as sweet. ibid.
His name was John Yudkin, a British nutritionist who in 1972 wrote a book the sugar industry didn’t like: Pure White and Deadly. ibid.
Today in North America it is estimated more than a hundred million people are diabetic or pre-diabetic. ibid.
The sugar crisis in Cuba began in 1918, with the end of the First World War. It would last many years. The Cuba Libre Story s1e2: War and Sugar, Netflix 2016
Could you dump sugar from your diet? The first hospital in the country to take sugar out of hospital food. What exactly does sugar do to our brain? … Here in the UK we are eating more refined sugar than ever. And as a result we have one of the highest rates of obesity in Europe. Tonight: Giving Up Sugar For Good? I ITV 2021
Giving up sugar for good. Saving lives during the pandemic. The difficulty in losing weight and keeping it off. And the drug that may provide an alternative to surgery … The UK has more overweight people than almost anywhere else in Europe. Tonight: Giving Up Sugar For Good II
How much sugar have you eaten today? … As a nation we’re hooked on refined sugar and we need to kick the habit because it is killing us and crippling the NHS. How to Give Up Sugar (& Lose Weight) aka Dr Khan’s Sugar Crash, Dr Amir Khan reporting, Channel 5 2022
Could sugar really be as addictive as hard drugs? ibid.
I’ll be uncovering the secret sugar hidden in the foods we eat every day. ibid.