As if sucrose was a health food.
What they’re really saying is that sucrose and fructose are equally bad for you.
A slightly more intelligent presentation by Gary Taubes:
“As if sucrose was a health food.”
I know, it’s funny, people are drinking Mexi-Cokes and retro 7Up and acting all virtuous about it.
If they taste better, great, but it is just funny. In the 80s particularly sugar was EVIL.
Same thing with butter, you’d get the eye roll if you used butter. The holy used margarine. Now it’s reversed.
I think it’s all pretty much irrelevant. Eat/drink what you like.