Remember when everything was low fat? After a study on the effect of sugar and fat on the body, fat was labeled a toxic substance by the health industry. It’s no coincidence that the obesity epidemic began soon after.Dr. Preuss has devoted his career to studying nutrition and knows the true culprit behind high cholesterol: sugar. In his book The Bitter Sweet: Recognizing and Resolving the Sugar Crisis he explores the current “sugar crisis” and its connection to premature aging, obesity, and the development of type 2 diabetes.