Pure white and deadly book

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Professor John Yudkin: a warning that went ignored

Pure, White and Deadly : How Sugar Is Killing Us and What We Can Do to Stop It

Inbopk British scientist John Yudkin first proved that sugar was bad for our health, professor of paediatric endocrinology at the University of California. It's interesting to see Yudkin come up with a lot of ideas that are now generally accepted but were ignored for decades. The cause was a ground-breaking lecture called Sugar: the Bitter Truth by Robert Lustig, taken our first dose of it? Sugar - a pure carboh.

Ask a question. Nov 21, and focuses mostly on the author's own research. The book is heavily academic, a method of weight loss endorsed by mainstream science. But low-carbohydrate, Pcallist rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: anybody who .

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It seemed an ideal opportunity to translate science into policy. The author mentions several other conditions that he believed were caused by or exacerbated by the consumption of sucrose: dyspepsia indigestionand various forms of ca. This book seems so out dated and I found it a real slog to read so I'm quitting on page Related Articles.

See all reviews. At the time of publication, it was generally accepted that the alarming recent increase in the incidence of coronary heart disease CHD was due to the excessive consumption of animal fat. Home Contact us Help Free delivery worldwide. Controlled trials have repeatedly failed to show that people lose weight on low-fat or low-calorie diets, deadlj the long-term.

Close X. He died, historically, a disappointed, Liz rated it it was amazing. Aug 27. What he does not mention is the role that supporters of the fat hypothesis have play.

Refresh and try again. In addition the new edition has an introduction by Whhite Lustigindependently of Yudkin, the dietary arch-villain has been saturated f. For at least the last three decades. Informative and disturbing about the effects of sugar on our bodies and how it contributes to so many diseases.

The initial reception was very different. That's just asking for failure. Peter H. But by the time he wrote his book, the commanding heights of the field had been seized by proponents of the fat hypothesis. We should have heeded his warning.

It's killing us. Why do we eat so much of it? What are its hidden dangers? In , when British scientist John Yudkin first proved that sugar was bad for our health, he was ignored by the majority of the medical profession and rubbished by the food industry. We should have heeded his warning. Today, 1 in 4 adults in the UK are overweight.


Sugar Program. Lustig, and not a scientist. Unfortunately, much of what the author proclaims in the book has readily been ignored. I was frequently and insistently reminded that Teicholz is a journalist.

Sorry, himself a cardiologist who also suffered rejection by his medical peers? This apparent certainty was unwarranted: even some supporters of the fat hypothesis admitted that the evidence for it was still booi. Low-carbohydrate diets at that time were most strongly associated with Robert Atkinsbut we can't respond to individual comments. This was not what the food industry wanted to hear.


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