Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease
by Robert H. Lustig
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Hudson Street Press
List Price: $25.95
Robert Lustig’s 90-minute YouTube video Sugar: The Bitter Truth”, has been viewed more than three million times. Now, in this much anticipated book, he documents the science and the politics that has led to the pandemic of chronic disease over the last 30 years.
In the late 1970s when the government mandated we get the fat out of our food, the food industry responded by pouring more sugar in. The result has been a perfect storm, disastrously altering our biochemistry and driving our eating habits out of our control.
To help us lose weight and recover our health, Lustig presents personal strategies to readjust the key hormones that regulate hunger, reward, and stress; and societal strategies to improve the health of the next generation. Compelling, controversial, and completely based in science, Fat Chance debunks the widely held notion to prove a calorie is NOT a calorie”, and takes that science to its logical conclusion to improve health worldwide.
- The Fat Chance Cookbook: More Than 100 Recipes Ready in Under 30 Minutes to Help You Lose the Sugar and the Weight
- Pure, White, and Deadly: How Sugar Is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It
- Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It
- The Real Truth About Sugar: Dr. Robert Lustig's "Sugar: The Bitter Truth"
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