Pure, White And Deadly: How Sugar Is Killing Us And What We Can Do To Stop It by John YudkinPure, White And Deadly: How Sugar Is Killing Us And What We Can Do To Stop It by John Yudkin

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

byJohn Yudkin, Robert H. Lustig

Paperback | February 28, 2017

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Sugar. It is killing us. Why do we eat so much of it? What are its hidden dangers? In 1972, when British scientist John Yudkin first proved that sugar was bad for our health, he was ignored by the majority of the medical profession and rubbished by the food industry. We should have heeded his warning. Today, one in four adults in the UK are overweight. There is an epidemic of obese six-month-olds around the globe. Sugar consumption has tripled since the Second World War. Using everyday language and a range of scientific evidence, Professor Yudkin 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. Brought up to date by childhood obesity expert Dr Robert Lustig MD, his classic exposé on the hidden dangers of sugar is essential reading for anyone interested in their health, the health of their children and the health of modern society.
John Yudkin (1910-95) was a British physiologist and nutritionist, whose books include This Slimming Business, Eat Well, Slim Well and This Nutrition Business. He became internationally famous with his bookPure, White and Deadly, first published in 1972, and was one of the first scientists to claim that sugar was a major cause of obesi...
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Title:Pure, White And Deadly: How Sugar Is Killing Us And What We Can Do To Stop ItFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.6 inPublished:February 28, 2017Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:024125745X

ISBN - 13:9780241257456

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Liked it Sugar is certainly one of the most addictive and health destroying drugs of contemporary society. This book gives a good history of how and why it has come to influence and determine our health.
Date published: 2017-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sugar and the fight by scientist to warn us of its global consequences. Not only has this been available as knowledge for a long time, but sadly its been suppressed. How many people would still be alive, how many right now, would still have their legs, how many would not be blind or impotent, how many would be saved from a life time of disease, heart disease, NAFLD, obesity, shame? The list goes on. Robert Lustig is a well known Endocrinologist and childhood obesity fighter. His youtube video "Sugar, the bitter true" has been viewed over 3 million times. I listened and changed my life. Stoped Type 2 Diabetes in its tracks.
Date published: 2017-01-08