From the best-selling writer of Why We Get fats, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the recent millennium: sponsored through robust lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick.
Among american citizens, diabetes is extra common this present day than ever; weight problems is at epidemic proportions; approximately 10% of youngsters are notion to have nonalcoholic fatty liver ailment. And sugar is on the root of those, and different, serious society-wide, health-related difficulties. along with his signature command of either technological know-how and instantly speak, Gary Taubes delves into american citizens' heritage with sugar: its makes use of as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the modern overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. He explains what examine has proven approximately our habit to chocolates. He clarifies the arguments opposed to sugar, corrects misconceptions in regards to the dating among sugar and weight-loss; and offers the viewpoint essential to make educated judgements approximately sugar as contributors and as a society.
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