Sugar Blues, inspired by the crusade of Hollywood legend Gloria Swanson, is the William Dufty has gloriously performed a service for us a fascinating story. William F. Dufty, who told Billie Holiday’s life story in “Lady Sings the Blues,” helped popularize macrobiotics in America, wrote “Sugar Blues”. Sugar Blues by William Dufty, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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I would say it’s worth reading, though, if only cause it’s always good to be reminded: The historical, economic, and chemical truths about sugar refinement and it’s effects on us, the over-consumers, were old news at the time of this book’s publication in the mids. Dufty died Friday of natural causes at his home in Birmingham, Mich.

It expired the 32nd day of the experiment. But after just 70 pages dufty has told me about the superiority of herbal medicine, how effective divining rods are, big earlobes are a sign of strong adrenal glands, sugar causes freckles, and every single malady is caused by the body’s inability to handle sugar.

Holiday’s parents were actually 18 and 16 blkes she was born and they never married, the review noted. It helps my husband’s and my health as we try to avoid it.

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Sep 03, Jack rated it really liked it. A book about the trajectory of sugar in its way to our mouths. How We Got Here from There. It is my opinion that everyone should read this book. I now know how to get rid of unwanted gas. Eating healthy should be all about baby steps, about finding a way to change habits and make them lifestyle changes – one step at a time He does commit an absolutely atrocious butchery of Foucault in his analysis of mental illness, or the history there Fairly well suyar, at times bblues, thought-provoking throughout.


It was a single dog of unspecified breed, and there was no control. Later, the euphemism, “made from natural ingredients”, is cited as equally applicable to heroin and sugar. He essentially calls out a world too stupid to understand that its cheap diet had begun costing everyone their health.

This book teaches you how to eat correctly and how to get rid of sugar in your life. Meditate for a moment on that fact and its implications. This is a revolutionary book and by that, I mean it is a book for revolutionaries.

Sugar Blues

Funk and the author pretended that vitamins almost got called the funky funks. Abacus Press- Carbohydrates, Refined – pages. Actually, it was more like the whole book minus the last chapter or two was about that. Dufty remained devoted to Swanson until her death inserving as cook, advisor, muse and the ghostwriter of her autobiography, “Swanson on Swanson. Retrieved from ” https: Including ghostwriting, he wrote approximately 40 books.

It confers no nutritional benefit, has myriad anti-nutritive properties and actively harms the body. The history of sugar and adulteration of our food was fascinating and really worth the read. People who hate sugar. It does not mean that the honey is free from minerals like iodine, iron, calcium, phosphorus, or multiple vitamins.

There is just too much information. Views Read Edit View history. In other words, let the whole world be dotted in gum-drops.

When I do consume sugar I notice my mood plummets and I get angry much more easily. Except, according to William Dufty, sugar carries the weight of an insurmountable depth of problems; as well as a corrupt and all but invincible industry driving its projective uses into the future of our dumb, prediabetic world.


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They basically scour the crop for its shell, a carbohydrate whose only value is a caloric intake. It’s an very informative history of sugar: To ask other readers questions about Sugar Bluesplease sign up. The book goes so far as to blame mental illness, learning disabilities, and “emotional disturbances” on “the obvious inability of the human system to handle the stress of sugar dependency”.

Jun 14, Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly rated it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I will research more. Seizure Led to FloJo’s Death. In that same vein, I also tend to believe refined carbohydrates are more damaging to our bodies than saturated fat, which has been a staple part of our diets for millennia.

You have to realize I can not sum up this book so easily in 10, letters. This book changed my LIFE!

But I’m naturally thin 6′ tallI know a lot of people who’ve lost serious weight quitting sugar and gluten. And I mean everything. Such an interesting book about the history of sugar, the effects of sugar on the body, and why we should just stop eating it.

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