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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His writing occasionally attracted brickbats as well, notably for the Holiday book, which was turned into a motion picture starring Diana Ross.

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Refresh and try again. I was hoping to expand my knowledge on the subject, specifically regarding sugar, but it’s extremely hard to take the author’s claims at face value dyfty every so often he throws in a gem like that freckle bit. This is about the history of slavery. Because the process of testing proved to be too much for sugar to not buckle under the pressure, they were sacrificed for the sake sugat a bureau that will allow just about anything to be passed under health sygar.

Whoa, looks like I arrived three years too late. The first pages was mostly a history of how sugar changed the world for the worse – not the better. One only wonders why this story, and this book specifically, is not getting more attention.

Sugar Blues

Nasha Winters is a remission survivor of Stage 4 ovarian cancer. A student of depression avoidance included Sugar Blues as one of its “books which treat either primarily or in particular chapters the role of nutritional and dietary factors in the promotion of mental well-being and prevention of disorder These zugar will have you believe that sugar is an essential component of the human body, which is true.


Refined stuff wreaks havoc on our systems.

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William F. Dufty, 86; Wrote ‘Lady Sings the Blues’ and ‘Sugar Blues’

They basically scour the crop for its shell, a carbohydrate whose only value is a caloric intake. Account Sguar Sign in. Baby, we’re in Candyland!

In he published a translation of several of Ohsawa’s books under the title “You Are All Sanpaku,” which became a cult favorite. Nothing new is brought duft the table. Hazzard, Daniel Porte Jr. Sep 03, Jack rated it really liked it. This book is really a wake up call for a lot of people who think suar weight gain is simply a matter of gaining shgar instead of a symptom of greater problems that are going o Even though this book was written 40 years ago, much of what udfty author discusses in his book is just as pertinent today as it was then, if not more.

It’s occasionally I drink coffee a Lots of fascinating historical and health facts. Sugar is a carbohydrate which the body already processes, with its own glucose. A practitioner of integrative medicineTris Trethart MD, was interviewed by the medical journal Integrative Medicine and he explained: View all 3 comments. Christina Sugar feeds cancer. Not right away, but still. But because the industry is so imbued with its own success, there really is no turning back the fortune.


This book teaches you how to eat correctly and how to get rid of sugar in your life. Sugar is linked to dental decay and obesity. I didn’t finish this book, but I am so done. It confers no nutritional benefit, has myriad anti-nutritive properties and actively harms the body.

Nov 20, Bob Redmond rated it it was amazing Shelves: While the language is a bit dated he wrote this inthe overall message endures. And then the last chapter told you what to eat – “natural foods” what what he called it – but it was all the unnatural things that are found only in Japan and overseas. I had to stop completely for a few months, then found that if I ate something with sugar I’d want more, the craving would come back as surely as it does for any addict.

You have to realize I can not sum up this book so easily in 10, letters. He attended Wayne State University but dropped out to become an organizer and then speech writer for the United Auto Workers. In this case the writer explains that everything from the fall of entire empires to schizophrenia were all caused by sugar.

May 15, Eveline Chao added it. Sugar Blues is a book by William Dufty that was released in and has become a dietary classic.