Sugar Blues, inspired by the crusade of Hollywood legend Gloria Swanson, is the William Dufty has gloriously performed a service for us a fascinating story. William F. Dufty, who told Billie Holiday’s life story in “Lady Sings the Blues,” helped popularize macrobiotics in America, wrote “Sugar Blues”. Sugar Blues by William Dufty, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Sep 17, Lois rated it liked it. Contents It Is Necessary to be Personal.
Some of them call for cooking with vegetable oils, thus calling for glues with polyunsaturated fats that go rancid when exposed to heat. Aug 24, Aron rated it it was ok Recommends it for: What am I to do? Bob Blumenthal, in a Chicago Tribune review of another book on Holiday by Dfuty Clarke, said Dufty’s book “was filled with factual errors and romanticized glosses.
Does sugar really deplete the body of its nutrients? Feb 28, Susanna Schick rated it it was amazing. Such an interesting book about the history of sugar, the effects of sugar on the body, and why we should just stop eating it.
His facts were well-researched. As Dufty claims, it is true that your typical iodized Morton table salt contains dextrose I verified this in my own kitchen. Eating healthy should be all about baby steps, about finding a way to change habits and make them lifestyle changes – one step at a time While I approached this book predisposed to agree with the author I am a certified health coachI appreciate the extensive research he provides regarding the complex history of what came vlues be the refin I can’t recommend this book enough if you suffer from a chronic health ailment of any kind.
Because of its addictive potential and consequently political interests, this substance, that has little from its original plant, made its way to most industrialized products we eat.
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It expired the 32nd day of the experiment. This isn’t just about health or body weight. A student of shgar avoidance included Sugar Blues as one of its bluees which treat either primarily or in particular chapters the role of nutritional and dietary factors in the promotion of mental well-being and prevention of disorder Preview — Sugar Blues by William Dufty.
Another star because I want to believe it. It confers no nutritional benefit, has myriad anti-nutritive properties and actively harms the body. These sugar-pushers will have you believe that sugar is an essential sjgar of the human body, which is true. When I do consume sugar I notice my mood plummets and I get angry much more easily.
This page was last edited on 16 Julyat There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I don’t agree with all of his conclusions, but the writing was good and I enjoyed the history of sugar and how it came to be a daily part of our lives.
Some of his stuff is a little over the top. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He talks about it like it’s a drug and a poison. And lest you think I am preaching This book is really a wake up call for a lot of people who think that weight gain is simply a matter of gaining pounds instead of a symptom of greater problems that are going on in the body.
A real incentive to get off of sugar. What the heck, right?!
It’s a prime ingredient in countless substances from cereal to soup, from cola to coffee. May 15, Eveline Chao added it. Account Options Sign in.
I have to learn to eat the foods that are around me everyday This book basically outlines the history of sugar and some roles it is thought to have played in some fairly significant historical events. I have to learn how to adapt to what I am given – I can’t go and search out these tiny little specialty stores especially while I am living in Warsaw and try to find these weird foods.
That’s much more recent, published inand loaded with medical and research journal citations. Even though this book was written 40 years ago, much of what the author discusses in his book is just as pertinent today as it was then, if not more.
A practitioner of integrative medicineTris Trethart MD, was interviewed by the medical journal Integrative Medicine and he explained: He does commit an absolutely atrocious butchery of Foucault in his analysis of mental illness, or the history there Fairly well written, at times eloquent, thought-provoking throughout.
But what is really magnificent about this book is it shows just how ignorant the public is about what they are putting into their bodies. Sugar Blues is a book by William Dufty that was released in and has become a dietary classic. This is a topic about which we as a larger culture have chosen, dangerously, not to learn. BUT, it is also a punishing and deserved slap in the face for our socially-selected ignorance about sugar.
I was seriously addicted to sugar, like the little girl in that John Waters film with the dark circles under her eyes, only into adulthood.
William F. Dufty, 86; Wrote ‘Lady Sings the Blues’ and ‘Sugar Blues’
A book about the trajectory of sugar in its way to our mouths. Is John still with us? Feb 16, Tina Roper rated it it was amazing. People were just really dumb, and still are, and don’t know why they can not control their bodies. Jan 17, Nessabella rated it it was amazing.
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The sugar industry is so powerful, that even the elements whom we have elected to protect our sanctity are lobbied by a force that has to careen through prospective dangers in order to propitiate the claim that sugar makes on our lives.