Internal sugar industry documents reveal how it influenced national research priorities for tooth decay

new report reveals that the sugar industry heavily influenced federal research—as well as the guidelines that resulted from that research.
Tooth decay remains a problem in the U.S. despite being preventable. One simple fix is cutting back on overall sugar intake. But a new report published in the journal PLOS Medicine reveals that the sugar industry greatly influenced the U.S. National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR) 1971 research by shifting the group’s focus away from dietary changes./.../