How to Prevent Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
is a Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Chairman of Action on Sugar
. MacGregor trained at
Charing Cross Hospital where he developed an interest in the relationship between kidney function and
high blood pressure which led him to a parallel campaigning role, attempting to persuade food manufacturers to reduce the quantity of salt and sugar in factory produced food.
In this presenation, recorded at a previous FAB Research event, Professor MacGregor discusses the whether 'Obesity is due to the Global Food and Soft Drinks Industry':
In this video the following points are discussed:
- Ultra-Processed Foods increase obesity, type 2 diabetes, cholesterol, and blood pressure
- If you got all the nutritionists in the world together to create a diet that causes high BP, high cholesterol, premature vascular disease, obesity, and Type 2 diabetes, why would you allow this to diet to be advertised so heavily to children?
- The food industry is to blame for the rise in obesity and what they must do to rectify this