The case against sugar
—Taubes, Gary, author.
Large Print
2017
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This groundbreaking, eye-opening expos{acute}e 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. With his signature command of science and straight talk, Taubes provides the perspective needed to make informed decisions about sugar as individuals and as a society.

Item Details
Series:
Thorndike Press large print lifestyles
Thorndike Press large print lifestyles.
Subjects:
Nutritionally induced diseases.
Sugar -- Physiological effect.
Sugar-free diet -- Case studies.
Genre:
Large type books.
ISBN:
9781410498953
Edition:
Large print edition.
Description:
595 pages ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Why diabetes?
Drug or food?
The first ten thousand years
The marriage of tobacco and sugar
A peculiar evil
The early (bad) science
The gift that keeps on giving
Big sugar
Defending sugar
What they didn't know
The if/then problem: I
The if/then problem: II
Epilogue: How little is still too much?
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