Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease

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Hudson Street Press, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
23 Reviews
"Robert Lustig's ninety-minute YouTube video "Sugar: The Bitter Truth" has been viewed nearly three million times. Now, in this highly anticipated book, he documents the science and the politics that have led to personal misery and public crisis--the pandemic of obesity and chronic disease--over the last thirty years"--

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Review: Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease

User Review  - Sharon - Goodreads

It's not the fat, or the calories. It's the sugar. One of the best-researched books on obesity I've ever read. The hormonal disruption of sugar consumption is alarming. Also, his presentation of the ... Read full review

Review: Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease

User Review  - Jessica Anderson - Goodreads

Was very educational and thought provoking. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Robert H. Lustig, M.D has spent the past sixteen years treating childhood obesity and studying the effects of sugar on the central nervous system and metabolism. He is the Director of the UCSF Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health Program and also a member of the Obesity Task Force of the Endocrine Society.

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