The Case Against Sugar

The Case Against Sugar

Audiobook CD - 2016
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This book delves into Americans' history with sugar. It explains what research shows about addiction to sweets, clarifies 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.
Publisher: New York :, Random House Audio,, [2016]
Edition: Unabridged
Description: 9 audio discs (11 1/2 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781524709051
Branch Call Number: SWCD 613.28332 Tau


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Feb 13, 2020

I'm convinced. Sugar is a slow and unpredictable killer, but we can't help but love it.

I still to this day hear the legacy of the fat-is-bad/sugar-is-fine rationalization when I talk to people about dieting and health. The new one I get a lot is that this sugar I'm using is *natural* and not the fake high fructose stuff. Or the fake sweetener stuff.

I suspect more long-term studies will illuminate the need to reduce sugar in all things. Whether or not that affects a change in people's eating habits is another issue altogether. It's a ubiquitous happy drug, one that will likely be around for a long time.

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