Why Diets Fail (because You're Addicted to Sugar)

Why Diets Fail (because You're Addicted to Sugar)

Science Explains How to End Cravings, Lose Weight, and Get Healthy

Book - 2014
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"A science-based program and eating plan that helps people cut sugar from their diets, end the cravings that cause most diets to fail, and lose weight permanently"--Provided by publisher.
"This revolutionary eating plan reveals definitive proof that sugar is addictive, and presents the first science-based program to cut out the sugar, stop the cravings that cause most diets to eventually fail, and lose weight--permanently. Most diets work for a while...but there usually comes a point when the dieter can't maintain the strict dietary changes required to lose additional pounds or keep the weight off. Why? Because cravings take over and, as with cigarettes or drugs, the pull becomes too strong to resist. In Why Diets Fail, Dr. Nicole M. Avena and John R. Talbott explain that sugar addiction underlies those cravings and share a revolutionary plan for going sugar-free and sticking to the diet during the make-or-break withdrawal period. An easy-to-use sugar equivalency table expresses the amount of sugar in 600-plus common foods so dieters know precisely what to eat and what to avoid. "--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Berkeley :, Ten Speed Press,, [2014]
Edition: First Edition
Description: ix, 230 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9781607744863
1607744864
Branch Call Number: 613.28332 Ave
Additional Contributors: Talbott, John R. 1955-

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sageb1158
Feb 19, 2014

This was first explored in the late 70s.

But everyone derided the scientist.

Now it'spopular again thanks to a Youtube post of another scientist.

The problem is high fructose corn syrup is as addictive as ethanol AKA alcohol AKA booze.

There ought to be a 12 step program for fructose addicts.

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