A study from the 1960s shows a link between a high-sugar diet to high blood cholesterol levels and cancer.
The 1960s study, which suggests a link between a high-sugar diet and high blood cholesterol levels
and cancer in rats, was sponsored by the sugar industry, according to the perspective paper published in the journal PLOS Biology
Yet the study itself was never published and has been forgotten until now.
“All we know is that the plug got pulled and nothing got published,” said Stanton Glantz, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and a co-author of the new paper.
“Whether the investigator didn’t bother to try or whether he tried and failed, we don’t know. Or whether there was some kind of clause in his agreement with the sugar people that precluded him from publishing, we don’t know,” he said.
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