The New Sugar Busters!: Cut Sugar to Trim Fat

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Random House Publishing Group, Aug 26, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 384 pages
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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 Busters

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Personally I felt the book was too detailed explaining why and how it works and didnt hit specifically on what to eat and what not to eat. I found myself scanning through the book trying to find what ... Read full review

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

Contents

Introduction
3
The Glycemic Index
21
A Brief History of Refined Sugar
33
Calculating Fatness and Obesity
41
Prevention
46
The Epidemic of Childhood Obesity and What to Do About It
55
Digestion and Metabolism
60
Insulin
71
Reading Labels
169
Lifetime Meal Plans
178
The Plateaus
183
Why Sugar Busters
186
Alternative Sweeteners
193
To Drink or Not to Drink
199
Fat Versus LowFat Diets and Products
202
Conclusion
206

The Sugar Busters Concept
79
Eating Patterns
86
Acceptable Foods and Substitutes
93
Stocking and Unstocking the Pantry
99
Why Sugar Busters Works for Diabetics
103
Hypoglycemia
118
Sugar Busters for the Healthy Heart
121
Women and Weight Loss
130
Exercise
139
Super Foods
144
Soft Drinks Hard Facts
164
Major Restaurants Do Sugar Busters
210
Myths
321
Frequently Asked Questions
328
Sugar Busters Products
331
Sugar Busters Support Groups
333
Notes
339
Glossary
345
Appendix A
352
Index
353
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About the author (2009)

H. Leighton Steward has a master of science degree from Southern Methodist University and became CEO of a Fortune 500 energy company. He also authored a booklet on causes of land loss of the lower Mississippi River wetland system. One hundred thousand of these booklets are in circulation worldwide and are referred to by many educational and governmental institutions. 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. He completed his postgraduate training in thoracic and cardiac surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. Currently he practices thoracic, cardiac, and vascular surgery in New Orleans. He is the medical consultant to Freeport-McMoRan, Inc., and sits on the board of McMoRan Exploration Co. and Tenet’s Memorial Medical Center of 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. Dr. Andrews has authored several scientific publications and is currently conducting nutritional low-glycemic carbohydrate research studies in both adults and children. 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 and a member of the Louisiana State University Medical Center Pancreatic Transplant Team.

Luis A. Balart, M.D., is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He completed his training in gastroenterology at the Ochsner Clinic and in hepatology at the University of Southern California. 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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