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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And strong arguments convincing me that the way of the west is to make people spend money to buy all of these crazy vitamins and cures and vaccines, when they could just buy and eat some brown rice. Sugar is everywhere around us and it would be absurd to deny that the health crisis we are experiencing today is not in some part due to a complete divergence from natural food consumption to refined inorganic replacements.

Dec 31, Emily Mellow rated it really liked it Shelves: Plain water can keep you alive for quite some time. And lest you think I am preaching See 1 question about Sugar Blues…. After Thanksgiving I’ll be going off sugar again, with I hope more resolve than last time.

By saying that carbohydrates are the enemy, it is denying a necessary function of the body. 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 This book changed dudty LIFE!

He does make some overly bold and often outright tenuous assertions, but as they invite further discussion they can still be deemed appropriate to bluex been included at the time this was written. The other examples Dufty lists to back his claim are simply cases of humans living for a while without food.


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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Dufty died Friday of natural causes at his home in Birmingham, Mich. Even though this book was written 40 years ago, much of what the author discusses in his book is just as pertinent today as it was then, if not more. 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.

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Nasha Winters is a remission survivor of Stage 4 ovarian cancer. William Francis Dufty was an American writer, musician, and activist. May 07, Megan rated it it was amazing.

Later, the euphemism, “made from natural ingredients”, is sutar as equally applicable to heroin and sugar. He gives an excerpt from a case proposed against the sugar industry, a Senator Schweiker vs. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

What the heck, right?! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I was recommended this book by a friend – she told me, “If you read this book, you’ll never want to eat sugar again.

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

Two of them talk about people using drugs, which I can see why he wrote that, because drugs can have the some of the same affects on your body as sugar just in a more drastic waybut I don’t want to read about the other stuff that comes along with druggies. But I’m naturally thin 6′ tallI know a lot of people who’ve lost serious weight quitting sugar and gluten.

I don’t agree with all of his conclusions, but the writing was good and Sugwr enjoyed the history of sugar and how it came to be a daily part of our lives. People who hate sugar. Lots of information, often presented with amusing sarcasm.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Learned a lot about sugar and actually, I changed my entire eating plan after reading this book. And “Sugar Blues”, inspired by the crusade of Hollywood legend Gloria Swanson, is the classic, bestselling expose that unmasks our generation’s grea It’s a prime ingredient in countless substances from cereal to soup, from cola to coffee.

Jun 03, Shaun rated it it was ok Shelves: Morton’s table salt really does contain dextrose. His overall emphasis is on how the powers-that-be killed wise men and “witches” and quack medical experts and nutritionists who attempt to decry the beneficial effects of sugar, because the strength of the industry was so implemental to the growth of progress like the East India Trading Company and the coming of the FDAto deny the advent of sugar was to deny the kingdom itself.

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Sugar Blues by William Dufty. Want to Read saving…. Go look at a label in your kitchen. Open Preview See a Problem? He also delves into the history of Cubahistory of slaveryhistory of tobacco and tobacco curing to present the sociology of sugar. Another star because I want to believe it. Fairly well written, at times eloquent, thought-provoking throughout. It had been proven, prior to the publication of Sugar Blues, that sugar is a major factor in dental decay; sugar does cause overweight; removal of sugar from diets has cured symptoms of diabetes mellitus, schizophrenia, cancer and heart illnesses Sugar Blues, p.