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

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Hudson Street Press, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 320 pages
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"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  - Marta Borowska - Goodreads

This book really emphasizes that the government is part of the obesity epidemic and something will have to be done all around the world in order to battle this new cancer. The food industry is ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Eric Sbar - Goodreads

Interesting ideas about obesity and how to manage it. Does not provide a how-to diet that some may find difficult but it is eye opening to learn about how food is manipulated to be addictive. Read full review

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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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