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Professor John Yudkin: a warning that went ignored

Back in the 1970s, British physiologist and nutritionist Professor John Yudkin warned the world about the dangers of sugar in his book, Pure, White and Deadly. His work was dismissed and vilified by the food industry and scientists alike. And just look what’s happened since…

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Stella Baker 14th April 2017 Reply

Beautiful piece. I often feel very sad about John Yudkin. He is a very brave hero. I salute him.

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