Beating the Odds Against Sugar
In his highly anticipated book, "Fat Chance," Robert Lustig explores the science and politics behind the chronic disease pandemic that has plagued society over the past three decades. After his viral 90-minute YouTube video "Sugar: The Bitter Truth" amassed over three million views, Lustig delves deeper into how the government's mandate to remove fat from food in the late 1970s led to the food industry's increase in sugar, resulting in a disastrous impact on our biochemistry and eating habits.
Lustig provides personal and societal strategies to adjust key hormones that regulate hunger, reward, and stress to promote weight loss and overall health. He challenges the widely accepted notion that "a calorie is a calorie" and uses science to improve global health. "Fat Chance" is a compelling and controversial read that is firmly grounded in scientific evidence. It debunks common misconceptions and provides a logical conclusion for promoting health worldwide. As a New York Times bestseller, it is a must-read for anyone interested in improving their health and understanding the impact of sugar on the human body.
"Fat Chance" by Robert Lustig is a New York Times bestseller that documents the politics and science behind the chronic disease pandemic of the last 30 years. Lustig explores how the food industry poured more sugar into our food after the government mandated removing fat in the late 1970s. He provides personal and societal strategies to adjust key hormones regulating hunger, reward, and stress for weight loss and overall health. This compelling, controversial book is based in science and challenges the commonly accepted notion that "a calorie is a calorie," promoting global health.