The New Sugar Busters!: Cut Sugar to Trim Fat

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Ballantine Books, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 384 pages
WIN THE FIGHT AGAINST FAT–THE SUGAR BUSTERS!® WAY

When SUGAR BUSTERS! hit the shelves almost five years ago, it quickly became a diet and lifestyle phenomenon. The millions of people across the country on the SUGAR BUSTERS! plan discovered that by simply choosing the correct carbohydrates and lowering their sugar intake, they could shed the pounds they failed to lose with other diets. Now the weight-loss program that swept the nation has been completely revised and updated–incorporating all the newest nutritional findings, health statistics, and scientific studies, and featuring all-new, easy-to-follow recipes and meal plans.

Among the wealth of new material in this edition, you’ll find amazing testimonials from men and women who are losing weight and feeling fit the SUGAR BUSTERS! way; frequently asked questions and helpful answers; the latest on diabetes–and how SUGAR BUSTERS! can help prevent it; essential facts on women, weight loss, and nutrition; and new tips, updated charts, and practical exercise suggestions.

So arm yourself with the facts and get the figure you’ve always wanted. When it comes to optimal wellness on the SUGAR BUSTERS! program, it’s survival of the fittest–a way of life in which everybody wins!
 

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Sugar Buster is great

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I purchased this book maybe 34 years ago and I tried alot of receipes out of this book which were very well balanced good tasteeasy to follow and it does help with the sugars that are used It tells ... Read full review

A must read!

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This book came recommended by my doctor and I am seeing major health benefits after less than a month. I still have a ways to go but if everyone applied the eating principles outlined in this book I ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Glycemic Index
19
A Brief History of Refined Sugar
31
Calculating Fatness and Obesity
39
The Epidemic of Childhood Obesity
53
Insulin
69
The Sugar Busters Concept
77
Stocking and Unstocking the Pantry
97
Why Sugar Busters
184
Alternative Sweeteners
191
To Drink or Not to Drink
197
Fat Versus LowFat Diets and Products
200
Conclusion
204
Major Restaurants Do Sugar Busters
208
Myths
319
Frequently Asked Questions
326

Hypoglycemia
116
Women and Weight Loss
128
Exercise
137
Super Foods
142
Soft Drinks Hard Facts
162
Reading Labels
167
Lifetime Meal Plans
176
The Plateaus
181
Sugar Busters Products
329
Sugar Busters Support Groups
331
Notes
337
Glossary
343
Appendix A
350
Index
351
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About the author (2003)

H. Leighton Steward has a master of science degree from Southern Methodist University and became CEO of a Fortune 500 energy company. He is on the board of Tulane University and is chairman of the board of trustees at the Institute for the Study of Earth and Man (anthropology, geology, and statistics). His own success with this way of eating and a family history of diabetes motivated him to write SUGAR BUSTERS! ®

Morrison C. Bethea, M.D., is a graduate of Davidson College and Tulane University School of Medicine. Currently he practices thoracic, cardiac, and vascular surgery in New Orleans. Dr. Bethea is a diplomate of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, a clinical professor of surgery at Tulane Medical Center, and an author of many publications in the field of cardiovascular disease.

Samuel S. Andrews, M.D., is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He is a recognized expert in the treatment of obesity, and practices endocrinology with the Audubon Internal Medicine Group. He is a fellow in the American College of Physicians and the American College of Endocrinology. He is a clinical associate professor of medicine at the Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans.

Luis A. Balart, M.D., is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine. Dr. Balart is the chief of gastroenterology at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans and is Medical Director of Liver Transplantation at Memorial Medical Center. He is actively involved in ongoing clinical trials in the treatment of chronic viral hepatitis and chronic liver disorders. He is the author of many publications in these areas.

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