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  • Published: 3 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473565197
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

Sugarproof

How sugar is silently damaging your child's health and what you can do about it




An entirely research based book that helps parents understand the effects sugar has on their children - and what to do about it - by the world expert.

Could sugar be the hidden cause of your child's problems?

Written by a world leader in the field of childhood nutrition SUGARPROOF is a definitive, evidence-based guide for all parents who want to understand just how bad sugar is and what they can do. It details mind-blowing facts about sugar and what it does to a child's body and mind, and the amazing improvements that happen when we take sugar away - improved memory, capacity to learn and resistance to disease for starters! It gives parents key strategies to reduce sugar, step by step sugar reset plans, delicious sugar free recipes and tips on ways to ensure everyone around you - grandparents, schools, carers - are on board too.

The facts are stark and the evidence is clear - sugar is bad for adults and children alike - even more so for children and it's time to take action and 'sugarproof' your child.

  • Published: 3 September 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473565197
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

About the authors

Michael Goran

Dr Michael Goran is one of the world’s most widely recognized experts in childhood obesity research, with more than 30 years of experience as a researcher, mentor and educator. He is a Professor of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. Michael is the founding Director of the USC Childhood Obesity Research Center and the Co-Director of the USC Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute. He holds the Dr Robert C and Veronica Atkins Endowed Chair in Childhood Obesity and Diabetes. Michael is a native of Glasgow, Scotland, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Manchester, UK. Michael’s research focuses on the causes and consequences of childhood obesity.

Emily Ventura

Dr Emily Ventura is an experienced nutrition educator, public health advocate, writer, and cook. A California native, she completed her undergraduate studies at Cornell University, where she received a BA in Biology in Society with an additional concentration in Latin American Studies. After working in writing and public relations in the arenas of environmental protection and food, she completed her Master’s in Public Health and Doctorate of Philosophy in Health Behavior Research at the University of Southern California.

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