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Pure White and Deadly Paperback – Dec 25 2012
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Using everyday language and a range of scientific evidence, this book explores the ins and out of sugar, from the different types - is brown sugar really better for us than white? - to how it is sneakily inserted in our everyday foods. Telegraph, Top 10 Diet Books [A] valiant ... attempt to warn us against our lust for sucrose British Medical Journal Arguably the leading nutritionist of his time Guardian A landmark work on the subject The Telegraph A medical classic -- Jack Winkler Nutrition Policy Unit, London Metropolitan University Yudkin was far ahead of his time with his idea of nutrition as a subject of great breadth: not just the study of the composition of foods, but the importance of enjoying a variety of fresh foods, and the recognition of the psychological and social factors that cause us to choose certain foods and avoid others Independent As an isolated voice, Yudkin, who died in 1995, may have lost the battle with the sugar industry four decades ago, but big food will find it more difficult to silence his growing army of disciples whose only incentive is to expose what's right for public health Guardian
About the Author
John Yudkin (1910-95) was a British physiologist and nutritionist, whose books include This Slimming Business, Eat Well, Slim Well and This Nutrition Business. He became internationally famous with his bookPure, White and Deadly, first published in 1972, and was one of the first scientists to claim that sugar was a major cause of obesity and heart disease.
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and coffee Perhaps this may have saved my life!!!
Its a pitty the powers that be didn't agree with Yudkin years ago
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Recommended reading for anyone interested in good health. John was way ahead of his time.Published 10 months ago by Brent
A must read for anyone interested in returning to excellent health..It was all in this book by Dr Yudkin back in the 1970's and we missed it..pity..Published 11 months ago by Jim McInnes
Excellent. Everyone who suffers from overweight, obesity, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease etc. Read morePublished 13 months ago by NIGEL HYATT
Some real thought provoking info. But it gets' bogged down a little.Published 15 months ago by NWT1953
Great reading. If you care about your health you should read this book and really reduce your sugar consumption as much as you can.Published 20 months ago by jfjunior