9781439101681

The Sugar Fix The High-Fructose Fallout That Is Making You Fat a

  • ISBN 13:

    9781439101681

  • ISBN 10:

    143910168X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/28/2009
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

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Summary

WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW ABOUT FRUCTOSE AND HFCS COULD KILL YOUCutting back on the fructose in your diet could save your life -- and shrink your waistline. Table sugar and high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) -- the primary sources of fructose -- are staples of our food supply, and are even found in foods that aren't necessarily sweet, like breads, soups, ketchup, and salad dressing. These sweeteners are linked to health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and joint and abdominal pain. They may also increase your risk for liver and kidney diseases, premature aging, and certain types of cancer.THE SUGAR FIXOFFERS A REAL SOLUTION FOR LOSING WEIGHT AND TRANSFORMING YOUR HEALTH -- TODAYThe Low-Fructose Diet:Reduce your consumption of fructose by up to one-half the amount in the typical American diet -- and still satisfy your sweet toothThe 12 Rules for Healthy Eating:Sustain a low-fructose diet for lifeThe Low-Fructose Lifestyle:Counteract sugar's harmful effects through physical activity, sun exposure, supplements, and moreMore Than 30 Low-Fructose Recipes:Prepare easy, delicious mealsAt-a-Glance Fructose Finder:Compare the content in dozens of your favorite foods

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