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The Case Against Sugar (Paperback): Gary Taubes

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Gary Taubes

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From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening expose that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick.

Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what research has shown about our addiction to sweets. He clarifies the arguments against sugar, corrects misconceptions about the relationship between sugar and weight loss; and provides the perspective necessary to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.

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Imprint: Anchor Books
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 2017
Authors: Gary Taubes
Dimensions: 203 x 132 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 365
ISBN-13: 978-0-307-94664-5
Categories: Books > Health, Home & Family > Family & health
Books > Health, Home & Family > Family & health > Fitness & diet
Books > Health, Home & Family > Family & health > Fitness & diet > Diets & dieting
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LSN: 0-307-94664-9
Barcode: 9780307946645

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