The Sugar Industry Shaped Government Research On Cavities

March 10, 2015 8:27 PM

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The Sugar Industry Shaped Government Research On Cavities

A new report reveals that the sugar industry heavily influenced federal research—as well as the guidelines that resulted from that research.

Tooth decay remains a problem in the U.S. despite being preventable. One simple fix is cutting back on overall sugar intake. But a new report published in the journal PLOS Medicine reveals that the sugar industry greatly influenced the U.S. National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR) 1971 research ...

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