#82: Carbo-Clarity – The Reality of Carbs & Sugar

Carbs & Sugar, Carbo-Clarity

This is episode 82 of Evil Sugar Radio. In this episode, we tackle the confusion around carbohydrates and sugar.

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Episode 82 Overview

Here’s an overview of what we’ll be talking about in this episode:

  • 0:20 – Intro
  • 1:25 – Free Book from Scott
  • 1:50 – Carbs & Sugar
    • 5:05 – Why Is There So Much Confusion?
    • 12:00 – What Aren’t Carbs & Sugar?
    • 14:10 – What Are People Actually Eating?
    • 15:45 – What Are Carbs & Sugar?
    • 18:50 – Is Fructose Special?
    • 24:30 – What Are The Physiological Effects of Sugar?
    • 31:00 – What’s The Deal with Fat-Adapted Athletes?
    • 37:30 – Does Sugar Make You Fat?
    • 41:10 – How Much Fruit Can I Eat?
  • 47:00 – Listener Questions
    • 47:00 – The Slow-Carb Diet
  • 52:20 – Solutions & Wrap-Up

Show Notes

Stephan Guyenet – The American Diet

Dietary Intake of Macronutrients, Micronutrients, and Other Dietary Constituents: United States, 1988–94

Staple foods: What do people eat?

Carbs & Cultures

Australian Paradox

US Sugar Consumption

Fruit (cultivated vs. wild)

Fruit & Diabetes

The Media, unlike sugar, makes everything sour

Is Sugar Consumption Detrimental to Health? A Review of the Evidence 1995—2006

Is Sugar Fattening?

Sugar & Weight Loss

Sugar & Weight Loss

Diet Types & Weight Loss

Sugar & Immune function

Sugar & Metabolism

Sugar Addiction

Fructose Alarmism Part 1

Fructose Alarmism Part 2