There’s A War On Sugar. Is It Justified?

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Season 7, Episode 26

This week on Freakonomics Radio: Some people argue that sugar should be regulated, like alcohol and tobacco, on the grounds that it’s addictive and toxic. How much sense does that make? We hear from a regulatory advocate, an evidence-based skeptic, a former F.D.A. commissioner — and the organizers of Milktoberfest.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “There’s a War On Sugar. Is It Justified?” and Ten Ideas to Make Politics Less Rotten.”

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