Here's a couple of recent and provocative books about the topic of sugar and its potential impact on our diet and health.
In Get the Sugar Out: 501 Simple Ways to Cut the Sugar Out of Any Diet Ann Louise Gittleman offers advice on improving diet. Chapters explain how to eliminate the use of sugar in soups, salads, sandwiches, entrees, side dishes, drinks, and of course, baked goods.
Sugar Shock!: How Sweets and Simple Carbs Can Derail Your Life and How You Can Get Back On Track by Connie Bennett, with Stephen T. Sinatra ; forward by Nicholas Perricone, examines the health risks that may result from sugar consumption. Practical strategies for kicking the sugar habit are offered.
Also try "Is Sugar Really Addictive?" an article from the May 5, 2009 issue of Woman's Day.
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