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The Huffington Post published a letter by Sean Lucan, M.D., M.P.H., urging parents and schools to work to get healthy foods and healthy-food education into schools. Dr. Lucan argues that unhealthy options – such as candy and juice – should be removed, with healthy foods – such as trail mix and whole fruit mashed and frozen into popsicles –encouraged and made available instead. Dr. Lucan is assistant professor of family and social medicine at Einstein and attending physician at Montefiore Medical Center.

(Friday, May 29, 2015)

 

The New York Times published an op-ed co-written by Sean Lucan, M.D., M.P.H., that argues for the consumption of natural foods, rather than packaged foods full of added sugars. The piece notes that about 75 percent of packaged foods purchased in the U.S. contain added sugar. Dr. Lucan and his co-author compare refined sugars to drugs, citing research that shows sugar can be addictive as well as cause cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Dr. Lucan is assistant professor of family and social medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center.

(Tuesday, December 23, 2014)

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