The Case Against Sugar

The Case Against Sugar

Audiobook CD - 2016
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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.

From the Hardcover edition.

Publisher: New York, New York : Random House Audio, [2016]
Copyright Date: ℗2016
ISBN: 9781524709051
1524709050
Branch Call Number: TB 613.28332 TAU
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio
digital,optical,stereo
9 audio discs (11.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Chamberlain, Mike

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