The Resource The case against sugar, Gary Taubes

The case against sugar, Gary Taubes

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The case against sugar
Title
The case against sugar
Statement of responsibility
Gary Taubes
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
613.2/8332
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RM237.85
LC item number
.T38 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The case against sugar, Gary Taubes
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The case against sugar, Gary Taubes
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780307701640
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016018147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other control number
99970218213
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946058584

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