The Fat Chance Cookbook: More Than 100 Recipes Ready in Under 30 Minutes to Help You Lose the Sugar and the Weight

The Fat Chance Cookbook: More Than 100 Recipes Ready in Under 30 Minutes to Help You Lose the Sugar and the Weight

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By (author) Robert H Lustig, With Heather Millar, Contributions by Cindy Gershen

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  • Publisher: Hudson Street Press
  • Format: Hardback | 340 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 236mm x 41mm | 635g
  • Publication date: 31 December 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1594632944
  • ISBN 13: 9781594632945
  • Sales rank: 60,070

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The companion cookbook to the "New York Times" bestseller "Fat Chance " "Fat Chance" became an instant "New York Times" bestseller. Robert Lustig's message that the increased sugar in our diets has led to the pandemic of chronic disease over the last thirty years captured our national attention. Now, in "The Fat Chance Cookbook," Lustig helps us put this information into action for ourselves. With more than 100 recipes as well as meal plans, nutritional analyses, shopping lists, and food swaps, he shows us easy ways to drastically reduce sugar and increase fiber to lose weight and regain health - both for ourselves and for our families. Lustig also shows us how to navigate the grocery store with handy lists for stocking the pantry as well as how to read a food label in order to find hidden sugars and evaluate fiber content. Accessible, affordable, and geared toward lasting results, "The Fat Chance Cookbook "will be a fun and easy roadmap to better health for the whole family.

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Robert H. Lustig, MD, MSL is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease." He is the director of the UCSF Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health Program.

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Praise for FAT CHANCE "No scientist has done more in the last fifty years to alert Americans to the potential dangers of sugar in the diet than Dr. Robert Lustig." --Gary Taubes, author of "Good Calories, Bad Calories" and "Why We Get Fat" "Our eating habits are killing us. In this timely and important book, Dr. Robert Lustig presents the scientific evidence for the toxicity of sugar and the disastrous effects of modern industrial food on the hormones that control hunger, satiety, and weight. He gives recommendations for a personal solution to the problem we face and also suggests a public policy solution. "Fat Chance" is the best book I've read on the relationship between diet and health and the clearest explanation of epidemic obesity in our society." --Andrew Weil, M.D., author of "Spontaneous Happiness" and "You Can't Afford to Get Sick" ""Fat Chance "is THE manifesto for our time. It reveals the real reasons we why we are a fat nation and how to cure the obesity epidemic. It gets right to the root of the problem, which is not gluttony and sloth, as the food industry, government and your neighbor would have you believe. It is because we are drowning in a sea of sugar which poisons our metabolism, shrinks our brains, and threatens our national security and global competitiveness. Every American, politician, teacher, and business leader must read this book. Our nation's future depends on it." --Mark Hyman, M.D., author of "The Blood Sugar Solution"