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Paperback Pure, White, and Deadly: How Sugar Is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It Book

ISBN: 0143125184

ISBN13: 9780143125181

Pure, White, and Deadly: How Sugar Is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It

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More than 40 years before Gary Taubes published The Case Against Sugar, John Yudkin published his now-classic expos on the dangers of sugar--reissued here 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 expos , Pure, White, and Deadly , clearly and engagingly describes how sugar is damaging...

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An Oldie But A Goodie!

John Yudkin was one of the pioneer researchers examining the link between sugar and various degenerative illnesses. As far back as 1957 he showed that sugar consumption in England was more closely associated with coronary heart disease than the widely-blamed saturated fats from animal foods. Easy to read and straight to the point, Yudkin's book is every bit as relevant today as it was in the 70's; consumption of refined sweeteners is just as high today as it was back then, and the prevalence of diabetes is now at unprecendented levels. "Sweet and Dangerous" is out of print, but I would highly recommend you pick up a second-hand copy and read it along with the classic "Sugar Blues" by William Dufty (still in print).
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