The case against sugar / Gary Taubes.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Greenwood PL - Greenwood||BKCD 613.2 TAU (Text)||36626103803441||AV Books on CD||Checked out||10/06/2017|
- ISBN: 9781524709051
- Physical Description: 9 audiodiscs (11.5 hours) : CD audio, digital ; 12 cm
- Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Random House LLC., 2016.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Mike Chamberlain.
|Summary, etc.:|| "From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening expose 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"-- Provided by publisher.
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