Suicide by Sugar A Startling Look at Our #1 National Addiction

ISBN-10: 0757003060
ISBN-13: 9780757003066
Edition: 2009
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Square One Publishers
Publication date: 10/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The authors offer startling facts linking a range of disorders, from dementia to cancer, to people's growing addiction to sugar. Appleton and Jacobs then present a sound diet plan for good health, along with a number of recipes for sweet, easy-to-prepare dishes--all made without sugar or fruit.

Nancy Appleton, PhD, earned her BS in clinical nutrition from UCLA and her PhD in health services from Walden University. She maintains a private practice in Santa Monica, California. An avid researcher, Dr. Appleton lectures throughout the world, and has appeared on numerous television and radio shows. She is the best-selling author of Suicide by Sugar and Healthy Bones.

G.N. Jacobs is a general reporter and filmmaker, with features, shorts, and documentaries to his credit. Mr. Jacobs runs the online literary magazine Smoking Lizard. Currently, he lives in Los Angeles, California.

Introduction
Confessions of a Sugarholic
Addicted From an Early Age
Time for a Change
Inset: Just A Sweet Tooth or a Sugar Addiction?
Sugar by Any Other Name is Just as Troublesome
140 Reasons Why Sugar Is Ruining Your Health
Homeostasis: The Balance in the Body
Balance Does Not Mean a Candy Bar in Each Hand
Sugar Can Throw Off Homeostasis
Inset: Minerals: Yes, They Are Important
Sugar's Unbalancing Act
What Sugar Can Do to Your Blood Glucose Is No Sweet Matter
Glycemix Index and Glycemic Load
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test and Alternatives
Sugar and the Food We Eat
The Hard Facts About Soft Drinks
Inset: Are You Overweight? Find Out!
Ensure is Anything But a Sure Thing
Inset: Another Meal Substitute: Intravenous Feeding
Inset: Your Goose is Overcooked
More than a Spoonful of Sugar in Processed Foods
Chocolate Goodness???
Inset: Fructose Roulette
Sugar-Related Diseases and Conditions
Obesity: The Fattening of America
Hypoglycemia: Low Blood Sugar Does Not Mean Eat More Sugar
Inset: Sugar is Not a Toy
Metabolic Syndrome: Tough Subject, Easy Answer
Dementia: Rotting Teeth, Rotting Brain
Cancer: A Cancer Answer
Epilepsy: Sweet Seizure
Inset: Faraway Places
A Practical Plan for Right Now
Breaking the Sugar Addiction
Tips for Healthy Living
Homeostasis Testing
Food Plans
Healthy Eating Habits
Recipes to Tame Your Sweet Tooth
Conclusion: A Sweet Ending Without Sugar
Glossary
Resources
Recommended Reading
Notes
About the Authors
Index
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