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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However, one is led to believe that bblues manufacturers are talking about the sucrose which is made in their refineries. It’s an very informative history of sugar: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

The Mark of Cane. This list takes substances off the market only after it has been proven unsafe. Because of its addictive potential and consequently political interests, this substance, that has little from its original plant, made its way to most industrialized products we eat.

Dufty, who told Billie Holiday’s life story in “Lady Sings the Blues,” helped popularize macrobiotics in America, wrote “Sugar Blues” about the evils of processed sugar, and became the sixth and final husband of sugar-eschewing actress Gloria Swanson, has died.

His scores make his case. Retrieved from ” https: I had to stop completely for a few months, then found that if I ate something with sugar I’d want more, the craving would come back as surely as it does for any addict.

Sugar Blues is a book by William Dufty that was released in and has become a dietary classic. Jan 17, Nessabella rated it it was amazing.

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Lots of information, often presented with amusing sarcasm. But don’t follow his recipes! He talks about it like it’s a drug and a poison. Actually, it was more like the whole book minus the last chapter or two was about that.

I appreciate this book and the way he presented it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dufty explains the difference between glucose blood sugara natural component of how the body makes its own energy, and sucrose cane or beet sugarwhich is refined sugar lacking actual nutrients. Would drown my sorrows in half a batch of brownie mix, then wonder why I was even more depressed.

Sugar Blues by William Dufty

After reading the book, I feel helpless about the process sugar deal. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Because the dogs died, Dufty concluded, and I quote, “As a steady diet, sugar is worse than nothing. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x It’s a prime ingredient in countless substances from cereal to soup, from cola to coffee. Their researches and warnings are, I fear, many decades too late I wanted to buy the spats of nutritional biochemistry, but I feel as though I’d have to verify everything myself.

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Sugar Blues

This book has proven to be an invaluable asset to me, and I plan to share it with other people. What nutritional virtue this abstract chemical purity represents, the sugar pushers never tell us. This is a direct quote from Magendie himself assuming the Journal of Nutrition is to be trusted: This may all be true I suppose but there is no actual scientific evi 1 star sugwr the book rests on the pillars of pseudo science. The book might have a few as well, but still, it’s very valuable and made me realize that sugar is probably the major health culprit in my diet.

That general point is this: Except, according to William Dufty, sugar carries the weight of an insurmountable depth of problems; as well as a corrupt and all but invincible industry driving its projective uses into the future of our dumb, prediabetic world.


The Bureau of Chemistry championed the Pure Food and Drug Laws by initiating a group called The Poison Squad, a number of volunteers who would test a product before it was put out into the public. Sep 03, Jack rated it really liked it. This book was originally published in sjgar s, but it’s been known for over a hundred years …more Sugar feeds cancer.

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Yet somehow Dufty’s sprawling, inflammatory writ of a rant is disorganized and preachy, with a colloquial tone, liberal manipulation of fact, and touch of fanaticism that tempts the reader to dismiss it entirely. For me, I personally find that I am much more emotionally stable if I stay away from the stuff These are taken to every part of the body and stored in the most inactive areas: Sugar is everywhere around us and it would be absurd to suvar that bues health crisis we are experiencing today is not in some part due to a complete divergence from natural food consumption to lbues inorganic replacements.

A little change like that may make a big difference. It made me wonder do I have to give all of those types of sugar up as well? He does commit an absolutely atrocious butchery of Foucault in his analysis of mental illness, or the history thereof, but again this does not compromise the general point he makes.

It is bljes food that has This book is fueling my fight. Contents It Is Necessary to be Personal.

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

This book changed my LIFE! A centuries old game of semantics. What is natural about that? May 07, Megan rated it it was amazing.