Sugar Blues, inspired by the crusade of Hollywood legend Gloria Swanson, is the William Dufty has gloriously performed a service for us a fascinating story. William F. Dufty, who told Billie Holiday’s life story in “Lady Sings the Blues,” helped popularize macrobiotics in America, wrote “Sugar Blues”. Sugar Blues by William Dufty, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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BUT, it is also bpues punishing and deserved slap in the face for our socially-selected ignorance about sugar. It’s a prime ingredient in countless substances from cereal to soup, from cola to coffee.

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You could then say that sugar is worse than nothing It helps my husband’s and my health as we try to avoid it. I can say after I read the book I went off sugar and took my family off sugar for a year. This book, written ingives a historical, social, and nutritional survey of sugar, and concludes that it is one of the most unhealthy and pernicious substances around. It expired the 32nd day of the experiment.

That reason alone earns him a D- instead of an Blurs This may all be true I suppose but there is no actual scientific evidence of any of it. I read this book based on a recommendation and the fact that I’m somewhat of a naturalist when it comes to food.


William F. Dufty, 86; Wrote ‘Lady Sings the Blues’ and ‘Sugar Blues’

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After eliminating sugar, Dufty went from pounds to pounds. I would recommend this book, if I could tell Such an interesting book about the history of sugar, the effects of sugar on the body, and why we should just stop eating it.

William Francis Dufty was an American writer, musician, and activist. Their researches and war This book was first published in I love, love, love this book and will probably read it ten more times before I die, but seriously, it’s completely insane and actually does trace the evils in the world through su This is a revolutionary book and by that, I mean it is a book for revolutionaries.

Oct 12, Gina rated it liked it. Look at your Morton’s salt, it has dextrose, aka corn sugar, in it.

For the song, see Sugar Blues song. The book is full of data that support the urgency of his warning. Holiday’s parents were actually 18 and 16 when she was born and they never married, the review noted. They basically scour the crop for its shell, a carbohydrate whose only value is a caloric intake.


According to the publishers, over 1. I loved this book. Fairly well written, at times eloquent, thought-provoking throughout. A book about the trajectory of sugar in its way to our mouths.

Learned a lot about sugar and actually, I changed my entire eating plan after reading this book. Another star because I want to believe it. Although the author’s views sometimes seem extreme, the logic and science is inescapably true. Copyright Los Angeles Times.

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Abacus Press- Carbohydrates, Refined – pages. It’s a prime ingredient in countless substances from cereal to soup, from cola to coffee. Some of his stuff is a little over the top. Baby, we’re in Candyland! This is simply a well-written, engaging, inspiring and frightening book about the effects of sugar: We’ll have to find out.

Would drown my sorrows in half a batch of brownie mix, then wonder why I was even more depressed. Worth considering, at least.

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