Fat Chance: The Hidden Truth About Sugar, Obesity and Disease

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Author: Dr. Robert Lustig

Brand: HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN: 000751414X

Number Of Pages: 336

Publisher: Fourth Estate Ltd

Release Date: 2014-01-02

Details: Sugar is toxic, addictive and everywhere. So what chance do you have of living sugar-free?With busy lives and little time left for cooking we find ourselves relying on a diet of processed food. But this is what's responsible for our chronically expanding waistlines, soaring levels of diabetes and a catalogue of diseases.Dr Robert Lustig reveals the truth about our sugar-laden food:* Why conventional low-fat weight loss advice won't work: not every calorie is the same, and skipping lunch doesn't mean it's ok to eat dessert* Why too much sugar can cause serious illness even if you are not overweight* How the food industry is filling our diets with hidden sugars - and which foods you must cut out to avoid them*How governments are complacent about, and even complicit in, exacerbating our food debacleHe will radically change the way you see your food and give you more than a fat chance of a healthier, happier and smarter life!

EAN: 9780007514144

Package Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.1 x 1.2 inches

Languages: English