Mary Poppins said “a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down” but adding too much of the sweet stuff is contributing to poor health, says Dr Becky Freeman in this Open for Discussion podcast.
In this episode of the Open for Discussion podcast series, Dr Becky Freeman reveals how ‘Big Sugar’ is using the ‘Big Tobacco’ industry playbook to saturate us with sugar.
She speaks to our host Dr Chris Neff about how clever marketing and advertising tactics, especially in social media, make it harder to make healthy choices.
Host: Dr Chris Neff
Guest: Dr Becky Freeman
Producers: Dan Gaffney, Rachel Fergus, Katie Booth, Verity Leatherdale
Editor: Caitlin Gibson