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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Sugar - The Legal High

In May 2102 I noted that Nanny was fulminating about the dangers of sugar, and that it is as dangerous as drugs.

Well fast forward to September 2013, and we see that Nanny is again going on about sugar and calling it the "most addictive drug of all times".

Paul van der Velpen, the head of Amsterdam's health service, wants to see sugar tightly regulated.He is quoted by the Telegraph:
"Just like alcohol and tobacco, sugar is actually a drug. There is an important role for government. The use of sugar should be discouraged. And users should be made aware of the dangers.

This may seem exaggerated and far-fetched, but sugar is the most dangerous drug of the times and can still be easily acquired everywhere.
Sugar upsets that mechanism. Whoever uses sugar wants more and more, even when they are no longer hungry. Give someone eggs and he'll stop eating at any given time. Give him cookies and he eats on even though his stomach is painful.

Sugar is actually a form of addiction. It's just as hard to get rid of the urge for sweet foods as of smoking. Thereby diets only work temporarily. Addiction therapy is better.

Health insurers should have to finance addiction therapy for their obese clients. Schools would no longer be allowed to sell sweets and soft drinks. Producers of sports drinks that are bursting with sugar should be sued over misleading advertising and so on.
Well then!

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  1. What a bell end. The scary thing is that muppets like him actually believe this rubbish.
    Don't we need sugar to live or something?

    1. Nanny will be banning salt next..oh, wait a minute:)

  2. Anonymous1:31 PM

    Wow, someone read Judge Dredd a few too many times as a kid and missed the fact that it was at least in part a parody. How long before they ban soap operas?

  3. Tonk.2:57 PM

    What absolute bollocks!

    The problem is, because muppets like this shout loudly, the idiots in government are likely to take notice of him.

    Here is an old fashioned message which has served me well throughout my lifetime.....

    Everything in moderation!

    There, I've said it, it works and it hasn't cost the taxpayer millions in CONsultation fees etc.

  4. Anonymous5:48 PM


    A classic ;-)