Year of No Sugar: A Memoir

April 8, 2014|
Year of No Sugar: A Memoir by Eve Schaub
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For fans of the New York Times bestseller I Quit Sugar or Katie Couric''s controversial food industry documentary Fed Up, A Year of No Sugar is a "delightfully readable account of how [one family] survived a yearlong sugar-free diet and lived to tell the tale...A funny, intelligent, and informative memoir." -Kirkus

It''s dinnertime. Do you know where your sugar is coming from? Most likely everywhere. Sure, it''s in ice cream and cookies, but what scared Eve O. Schaub was the secret world of sugar-hidden in bacon, crackers, salad dressing, pasta sauce, chicken broth, and baby food.

With her eyes opened by the work of obesity expert Dr. Robert Lustig and others, Eve challenged her husband and two school-age daughters to join her on a quest to quit sugar for an entire year.

Along the way, Eve uncovered the real costs of our sugar-heavy American diet-including diabetes, obesity, and increased incidences of health problems such as heart disease and cancer. The stories, tips, and recipes she shares throw fresh light on questionable nutritional advice we''ve been following for years and show that it is possible to eat at restaurants and go grocery shopping-with less and even no added sugar.

Year ofNo Sugar is what the conversation about "kicking the sugar addiction" looks like for a real American family-a roller coaster of unexpected discoveries and challenges.

"As an outspoken advocate for healthy eating, I found Schaub''s book to shine a much-needed spotlight on an aspect of American culture that is making us sick, fat, and unhappy, and it does so with wit and warmth."-Suvir Sara, author of Indian Home Cooking

"Delicious and compelling, her book is just about the best sugar substitute I''ve ever encountered."-Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Powers

Eve O. Schaub graduated from Cornell and Rochester Institute of Technology. She has written for Vermont Life and Vermont Magazine, among others. During her family''s year of no sugar, Schaub blogged regularly and was often a guest on WAMC, New York''s NPR affiliate, as well as a regular visitor to Vermont Public Radio. She lives in Ve...
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Title:Year of No Sugar: A Memoir
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.57 X 0.85 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.57 X 0.85 in
Published:April 8, 2014
Publisher:Sourcebooks
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781402295874

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