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Book Reviews of Sugar Blues

Sugar Blues
Sugar Blues
Author: William Dufty
ISBN-13: 9780446343121
ISBN-10: 0446343129
Publication Date: 3/17/1986
Pages: 256
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 24 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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17 Book Reviews submitted by our Members...sorted by voted most helpful

kateknolls avatar reviewed Sugar Blues on + 11 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This was a great non-fiction read, it was filled with interesting facts and stories. It was constantly engaging and I learned so much. If you're interested in how and why processed sugar is so toxic for us this is a great book to read. I would recommend it to anyone because it does NOT read like a text book, and still offers such great information without being boring. If you're interested in getting your health in check, this is the book for you. If you've suffered from an unidentifiable general malaise, you might be suffering from the "sugar blues", try kicking the sugar habit and seeing how much energy and life you get back.
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Helpful Score: 2
Well, it wasn't what I expected. It was very enlightening. Gave a lot of history and health lessons. It certainly changed my impression on some products being offered to us. I think anyone who has a desire to have a healthy family or a long healthy life will appreciate this book.
We have a chance to quiet the little voice that we have a high percentage to discover we have diabetes; by the power of knowledge and understanding how our body reacts to refined sugar. I definitely recommend this book. Especially to mom who have a habit of "spoiling" their children with sweets. Be warned this author doesn't warn with smooth words but speaks from the heart. I was amazed, however, that he backed up a lot of his facts and comments from other books which he has in order in that back of his book. We can do a lot more research on our own if we choose.
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Helpful Score: 1
I read this book years ago when my children were young. What I learned in it shocked me so that my kids from then on grew up on a sugar free diet! It wasn't that hard to do and we were very healthy! An eye openging, life changing book in the face of our sugar saturated diets!
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This is very educational and has been a real eye opener to me.
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Though written in 1975, this book does contain some pertinent information and will be an interesting read for those rethinking refined sugar.
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this book wakes us to the fact that sdugar is a very distructive drug.
William was once a sugar addict and tells his story.
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A real eye-opener...very helpful if you are interested in maintaining your health. I'd recommend this book to anyone.
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This is a great book! Very informative.
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LOVED this book! Even though it was written a while ago, it still applies. It changed the way I eat and look at ALL sugars. HIGHLY recommend
verisimilitude avatar reviewed Sugar Blues on + 2 more book reviews
This is a eye opening personal account of how sugar - specifically the refinement of sugar - has nearly killed the author, and changed history. Once the author moves from his personal history, which is important as a baseline he then dives into the history of sugar itself which is fascinating and juicy stuff! He also goes into what refining sugar does to the body. He is out to save lives. He will tell you that from the beginning. This isn't a dry textbook read, it isn't a how to program exactly, but it is a refreshing look at something that has been able to get surprisingly quiet in the age of diabetes. Don't let the published date keep you from reading this book - it is still very relevant today.
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a great read about the history of the sugar industry and the effects of sugar on the body. i'm sure many people think it's extreme, but i think there are a lot of goodpoints and the history is interesting as well.
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I really appreciated this book. It was very eye opening. I needed information to convince myself to tame my sweet tooth and this definitely helped. This is a good read with lots of information not only about the effects of sugar on the body, but also the history of sugar consumption, which is at an all time high.
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Pretty interesting read about the politics of the sugar business.
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" A relentless, hard-hitting report. You are unlikely ever to feel quite the same about sugar." Chicago Tribune "One of the most revealing, instructive and helpful books ever written." "Let's Live Magazine" The bestselling expose' that unmaskes our generation's greatest medical killer, yet at the same time, shows how a revitalizing, sugar-free diet can not lonly change your life, but quite possibly save it.
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Wow, what a lot of information! If you need to know about the history of sugar and what it can do to you, this is a good read.
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A fascinating and fairly convincing argument for eliminating refined sugar from your diet. A compelling read!
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for anyone struggling with health or weight issues, find out the real dangers that refined sugar poses in our daily diets. Well written and researched. Some amazing revelations.