Pure, White, and Deadly

Pure, White, and Deadly

How Sugar Is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It

Book - 2013
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"The classic expose; on the dangers of sugar, with a new introduction by Robert H. Lustig, the bestselling author of Fat Chance Scientist John Yudkin was the first to sound the alarm about the excess of sugar in the diet of modern Americans. His classic expose;, Pure, White, and Deadly, clearly and engagingly describes how sugar is damaging our bodies, why we eat so much of it, and what we can do to stop. He explores the ins and out of sugar, from the different types-is brown sugar really better than white?-to how it is hidden inside our everyday foods, and how it is damaging our health. In 1972, Yudkin was mostly ignored by the health industry and media, but the events of the last forty years have proven him spectacularly right. Yudkin's insights are even more important and relevant now, with today's record levels of obesity, than when they were first published. Brought up-to-date by childhood obesity expert Dr. Robert H. Lustig, this emphatic treatise on the hidden dangers of sugar is essential reading for anyone concerned about their health, the health of their children, and the wellbeing of modern society"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Penguin Books,, 2013
ISBN: 9780143125181
0143125184
Characteristics: pages cm

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nevans71 Apr 10, 2016

Nothing new--except when you consider it was written in 1972. Yudkin was silenced by Ancel Keys and his acolytes. Lustig only learned about Yudkin's work within the last decade. Until then, the book was nearly impossible to find.

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PatEe
Jul 22, 2014

Nothing new here, and there could be so much more considering all the new data available on sugar and its connection to a whole host of diseases.

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