In 1999, the average American consumed about 158 pounds of sugar each year, 30 percent more than they had in 1983. listen to Milena Germon and Helen Bellafiore as they discuss salt, sugar, and fat with:
- Rebecca Boulis: Assistant Clinical Professor at UNE; previously a Research Associate at ChildObesity180, a multi-sector organization focused on reversing the trend of childhood obesity within one generation’s time. Rebecca is very involved in public health and engaging the community in that action.
- Michael Moss: The award-winning author of “Salt, Sugar, fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us”. He is also a well-known reporter for the New York Times and has won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting on contaminated meat and food safety, addressing the issue of “pink slime”.
- Eve Schaub: The award-winning author of “Year Of No Sugar”, a personal novel that addresses where our daily sugar comes from and how it affects us, and how Eve Schaub and her family challenged their sugar addiction for an entire year.