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By: Yvonne Webb

For Goodness' Sake, Let's Talk Sugar

Pages: 180 Ratings: 5.0
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An enlightening guide and refreshing approach to sugar. This book, scientifically backed and complete with infographics born of decades of research and experience, aspires to inform both professionals and lay people alike on the controversial topic of sugar in health and nutrition, debunking common fearmongering myths in the process. It:

- answers that important question of what you need to know about sugar

- poses and then answers the question – what is the connection between sugar and energy?

- reveals the answer to that all-important question – what does a teaspoon of sugar weigh and how many calories/kilojoules does it contain?

- discusses the important role of leftovers

- explains how to read the food label of common drinks and foods containing sugar

- identifies the connection between atmospheric carbon dioxide and sugars

- suggests the important information on how to lose and maintain weight. What is the sugar-free diet?

- informs about the power of marketing of sugar-containing foods

- answers the questions you have always wanted to ask but didn’t know where to go.

Yvonne Webb has led an accomplished professional life as an academic, culinary dietitian, author, nutritionist/physiologist, researcher and consultant to government bodies and industry, and has been a national and international speaker. She has held leadership positions of various relevant bodies.

An Honours from Shimane University, Japan, and time spent at Uppsala University, Sweden, have been part of her active life.

She is a Slow Food disciple and gourmand and was at one time Leader of Slow Food Brisbane.

Concern with the obesity epidemic and the amount of myth, fake news and marketing surrounding this problem has led to this book.

Having previously established a very successful weight control clinic, she has decided to reveal her secrets based on established scientific knowledge.

Nowadays, Yvonne has retired to the suburbs, cultivates an edible garden and gives talks to community groups.

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  • June Bridges

    So much information in this book,that I did not no,from Diabetes to some very good recipes and understanding food labels
    And good nutrition.
    Well worth a read.

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