Summary, Analysis & Review of Gary Taubes’s The Case Against Sugar by Instaread
The Case Against Sugar argues that sugar is a toxic substance responsible for a wide array of health problems including diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease. Author Gary Taubes recounts the history of how sugar came to be cultivated and ultimately refined into the cheap, ubiquitous substance that is eaten globally today. He takes on the American sugar industry for its role in perpetuating faulty science that hid the true dangers of the substance.
Sugar—and a lot of it—is contained in most of the foods that Americans eat every day without even realizing it. Seemingly innocuous foodstuffs like flour are combined with sugar to accommodate an American palate that now craves a high baseline level of sweetness. Even items that are not commonly associated with sugar include the substance to enhance their flavor and make them more appealing. The rise of cigarette addiction can be attributed to the addition…
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