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Australian of the Year Dr James Muecke demands diet rule overhaul – The New Daily

Australian of the Year Dr James Muecke wants a major overhaul of the country’s dietary guidelines to discourage sugar and refined carb consumption.

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Australian of the Year Dr James Muecke has demanded an overhaul of the nation’s dietary guidelines, saying humans were for the first time in history “overfed and undernourished” due to sugar and refined carbohydrates.
Dr James Muecke, an Adelaide-based eye surgeon, has throughout 2020 called for a crackdown on sugar in drinks and processed foods.
A sugar tax, which Canberra does not support, is central to his campaign.
He told the National Press Club on Tuesday that type-two diabetes was the leading…

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