The Sugar Smart Diet: Stop Cravings and Lose Weight While Still Enjoying the Sweets You Love!
Sugar is the most controversial subject in the Western diet today-alternately viewed as public health enemy No. 1 and an innocent indulgence. With its world-class experts and reputation for actionable advice, Prevention is in the perfect position to clear up the confusion. Sugar Crush reveals the suite of hidden sugars in food that have skyrocketed the nation's annual sugar intake to more than 130 pounds per person (sugar is not hiding where most people think), identifies which popular sugar increases the body's ability to store fat, and explains how excess sugar leads to diabetes, heart disease, and more. The 30-day plan uniquely addresses the emotional and physiological affects of sugar, empowering readers to take charge of sugar rather than letting sugar take charge of them. Readers will: in just 72 hours, begin to reduce sugar overload and its harmful effects; get a list of the top 100 most surprising sugar bombs along with healthy sugar swaps, the bottom-line on sugar substitutes, dining out tips, and more; indulge in 50 delicious recipes; hear from leading health experts about their sugar strategies and sweet substitutions. You can learn to make sugar-smart choices that are right for them and the sweet foods that are a dieter's delight, so they can enjoy sugar without triggering fatigue, weight gain, or negative health effects.
"Once rare in the human diet, sugar is now ubiquitous and often hidden in unexpected places. Simply becoming aware of sugar can help you cut your intake, which is one of the smartest moves you can make to achieve optimal wellness. This informative guide tells you how to do that."--Andrew Weil, MD, author of "8 Weeks to Optimum Health"""The Sugar Smart Diet" is the answer to the health and weight problems of the world. I highly recommend it!"--Christiane Northrup, M.D., ob/gyn physician and author of the "New York Times" bestsellers "Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom", and "The Wisdom of Menopause"
Anne Alexander is the editorial director of Prevention, the leading healthy lifestyle brand in the U.S. with a total readership of 8.7 million in print and more than 6 million on line. She is the author of the bestselling book, "Win the Fat War." She lives with her three children in Emmaus, PA.Julia VanTine writes about health from her home in Reading, PA.