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Pomegranate Supreme Court case: Food industry nutrition claims sound scientific but are magical.

The food industry's devious, ingenious, magical misuse of science. Like many things that are infuriating and depressing, POM Wonderful LLC v. The Coca-Cola Company is also very funny. Currently under consideration by the Supreme Court, the case has a wonderfully absurd feel, starting with the name of the product in question, which itself remains a matter of debate.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Polyphenols and omega-3 fatty acids can be true super foods if you take a therapeutic dosage of them and don’t have a lot of sugar at the same time. The ironic aspect of POM is it’s primarily sugar as one 8 oz. serving contains 36 grams of total carbohydrates and 31 grams of sugar. Coke Classic almost looks good in comparison with only 26 grams of sugar in 8 oz.n

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