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Case Against Sugar (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Gary Taubes)

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From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé 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.
Edition: Unabridged
Number of Pages: 91112
Genre: Health + Wellness, Science, Business + Money Management
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: Random House
Author: Gary Taubes
Language: English
Street Date: December 27, 2016
TCIN: 51753606
UPC: 9781524709051
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-4502
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