Hosts Paul Blanchard and Dr. Aseem Malhotra are joined by guests including scientists, nutritionists, doctors and people who have tackled this secret addiction in their own lives discuss one of the biggest public health issues of our day: excess sugar in our diet.

In a monthly podcast, we investigate the trouble with sugar. We discuss how hidden sugar has crept into our everyday diet and the role of the food industry. We look at the science behind how our bodies use sugar. We debate the health crisis and effects of excess sugar; talk about our own experiences of sugar dependence and offer practical advice on how we can all call time on our national sugar addiction.

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Paul Blanchard

Paul Blanchard has been sugar free for over twelve months. He owns a successful PR agency, Right Angles, that works with global leaders, including a senior MP and the CEO of an ethical farming charity. He is passionate about healthy living; as well as being a vegan, he tries to run twenty miles a week.

Dr Aseem Malhotra

Dr Aseem Malhotra, Cardiologist, is Science Director of Action on Sugar. He is a passionate campaigner for public health and has written articles on diet and nutrition for The Guardian, The Observer, The Daily Mail, and The Huffington Post. He has also appeared on BBC Breakfast, Daybreak, Newsnight, and Channel 4 News.

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