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Pure White And Deadly

Author : John Yudkin
ISBN : 9780698141889
Genre : Health & Fitness
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More than 40 years before Gary Taubes published The Case Against Sugar, John Yudkin published his now-classic exposé on the dangers of sugar—reissued here with a new introduction by Robert H. Lustig, the bestselling author of Fat Chance. Scientist John Yudkin was the first to sound the alarm about the excess of sugar in the diet of modern Americans. His classic exposé, Pure, White, and Deadly, clearly and engagingly describes how sugar is damaging our bodies, why we eat so much of it, and what we can do to stop. He explores the ins and out of sugar, from the different types—is brown sugar really better than white?—to how it is hidden inside our everyday foods, and how it is harming our health. In 1972, Yudkin was mostly ignored by the health industry and media, but the events of the last forty years have proven him spectacularly right. Yudkin’s insights are even more important and relevant now, with today’s record levels of obesity, than when they were first published. Brought up-to-date by childhood obesity expert Dr. Robert H. Lustig, this emphatic treatise on the hidden dangers of sugar is essential reading for anyone concerned about their health, the health of their children, and the wellbeing of modern society.
Category: Health & Fitness

New Scientist

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

Brown Sugar And Health

Author : I. I. Brekhman
ISBN : 9781483189987
Genre : Cooking
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Brown Sugar and Health is a 10-chapter book on the properties and effects of using brown sugar as a substitute for white sugar. The book first highlights human health, and then discusses the relationship of health and food. Next, the text explains why using refined (or white) sugar is claimed “deadly. It then shifts to the description of brown sugar and its actions in human body based on the experiments. Some observations on the effects of brown sugar are also examined. The text will be helpful to students and practitioners of human nutrition, food technology, and medicine.
Category: Cooking

Deadly Dreams

Author : J. Y. Wong
ISBN : 0521552559
Genre : History
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The Arrow War (1856–60) involved all the world's major powers, and could almost be called a world war because of the global economic and diplomatic issues driving it. For twenty-five years Dr John Wong has been trying to discover the true origins of the war. What began as a study of an alleged insult to the British flag supposedly flying over the boat Arrow led to an analysis of complex Chinese and British diplomacy; of the even more complex Chinese tea and silk exports; of British India's jealously guarded economic strategies and opium monopoly; of cotton supplied to the Lancashire mills by the Americans, who thereby made up their trade deficit with China occasioned by their heavy purchases of tea; of intricate Westminster politics and British global trade; of French pride and cultural priorities; of Russian intrigues and territorial designs; and of America's apparent aloofness and real ambitions.
Category: History

The Aids War

Author : John Lauritsen
ISBN : UOM:49015001471813
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 69.22 MB
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"The AIDS epidemic is an epidemic of lies, through which hundreds of thousands of people have died and are dying unnecessarily, billions of dollars have gone down the drain, the Public Health Service has disgraced itself, and Science has plunged into whoredom. This is a collection of my major writings on "AIDS", going back to February 1985: dispatches from the front. I want them to stand for the record, so that no one, when the truth finally prevails, can pretend there were no AIDS-critics."
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The Business Leader S Health Manual

Author : J. McGannon
ISBN : 9780230236905
Genre : Medical
File Size : 86.91 MB
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Many business leaders do not take care of their health. Each chapter of this interactive manual explores an aspect of the health and vitality of the modern business leader, and provides solutions based on up-to-date medical science and more than 20 years' experience at INSEAD with more than 75,000 corporate executives.
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Author : Gyorgy Scrinis
ISBN : 9780231527149
Genre : Cooking
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Popularized by Michael Pollan in his best-selling In Defense of Food, Gyorgy Scrinis's concept of nutritionism refers to the reductive understanding of nutrients as the key indicators of healthy food—an approach that has dominated nutrition science, dietary advice, and food marketing. Scrinis argues this ideology has narrowed and in some cases distorted our appreciation of food quality, such that even highly processed foods may be perceived as healthful depending on their content of "good" or "bad" nutrients. Investigating the butter versus margarine debate, the battle between low-fat, low-carb, and other weight-loss diets, and the food industry's strategic promotion of nutritionally enhanced foods, Scrinis reveals the scientific, social, and economic factors driving our modern fascination with nutrition. Scrinis develops an original framework and terminology for analyzing the characteristics and consequences of nutritionism since the late nineteenth century. He begins with the era of quantification, in which the idea of protective nutrients, caloric reductionism, and vitamins' curative effects took shape. He follows with the era of good and bad nutritionism, which set nutricentric dietary guidelines and defined the parameters of unhealthy nutrients; and concludes with our current era of functional nutritionism, in which the focus has shifted to targeted nutrients, superfoods, and optimal diets. Scrinis's research underscores the critical role of nutrition science and dietary advice in shaping our relationship to food and our bodies and in heightening our nutritional anxieties. He ultimately shows how nutritionism has aligned the demands and perceived needs of consumers with the commercial interests of food manufacturers and corporations. Scrinis also offers an alternative paradigm for assessing the healthfulness of foods—the food quality paradigm—that privileges food production and processing quality, cultural-traditional knowledge, and sensual-practical experience, and promotes less reductive forms of nutrition research and dietary advice.
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Eating For Better Health

Author : Gillian Tidey
ISBN : 9780753547595
Genre : Cooking
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This informative, accessible guide to eating for better health will help you regain control of your health whether you're fighting a chronic condition or want to prevent problems in the future. Bestselling author Jane Plant and dietician Gill Tidey show how eating the right foods can help you manage - and even prevent - a range of other common health problems, including: -allergies -heart disease -high blood pressure -digestive problems -diabetes -skin problems, and many more. With clear advice on what to eat - and what to avoid - for each of the conditions, and featuring over 200 easy-to-make, delicious recipes to get you on the road to optimum well-being, this is a book for everyone who wants to live a healthier life. Including a new foreword by Dr Michael Dixon, Medical Director of the Prince's Foundation for Integrated Health and Chair of the NHS Alliance.
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The Listener

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007800696
Genre : Radio broadcasting
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Category: Radio broadcasting