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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This is about corruption in government. The history of sugar and adulteration of our food was fascinating and really worth the read. This book was originally published in the s, but it’s been known for over a hundred years sugar and refined flour, according to Dufty is a poison. Views Read Edit View history. It confers no nutritional benefit, has myriad anti-nutritive properties and actively harms the body.

On a side note, the author did state that if you go a week or a month or longer without sugar notice that you don’t flagellate.

Sugar Blues

The writer embraced macrobiotics when he met George Ohsawa in Paris. It was a single dog of unspecified breed, and there was no control.

Does the book contain some good science? The other thing that really caught my eye was the study Dufty mentioned where a French physiologist named Francois Magendie fed dogs a diet of sugar and water and studied the effects.


Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? It’s a juicy read! One only wonders why this story, and this book specifically, is not getting more attention. It’s occasionally I drink coffee and I do need something with it; I can’t drink straight black coffee. People were just really dumb, and still are, and don’t know why they can not control their bodies.

Actually, it was more like the whole book minus the last chapter or two was about that. I was about when I quit and have been about the past 20 years. When my neighbor heard last year that I was going off sugar, she asked if it was because I had read this book. No eBook available Amazon.

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And I mean everything. A book about the trajectory of sugar in its way to our vlues. I have to learn to eat the foods that are around me everyday 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 Now I just want to know why sugar is in everything. The book might have a few as well, but still, it’s very valuable and made me realize that sugar is probably the major health culprit in my diet.

This book teaches you how to eat correctly and how to get rid of sugar in your life.


He talks about a man named Dr. I love, love, love this book and will probably read it ten more times before I die, but seriously, it’s completely insane and actually does trace the evils duufty the world through su This is a revolutionary book and by that, I mean it is a book for revolutionaries. It’s fascinating how stubborn some people are.

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

Sugar Blues is a book by William Dufty that was released in and has become a dietary classic. Feb 16, Joana rated it it was amazing. It’s written in a conversational style not out blurs place for the mids, but that doesn’t mean it is without rigor.

Consumed at the rate of one hundred pounds for every American every year, it’s as addictive as nicotine — and as poisonous.

Account Options Sign in. Bob Blumenthal, in a Chicago Tribune review of another book on Holiday by Donald Clarke, said Dufty’s book “was filled with factual errors and romanticized glosses.

It was interesting, but I still don’t agree with smoking, so it doesn’t really apply to me.