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That Sugar Book

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That Sugar Book

The Essential Companion to the Feature Documentary That Will Change the Way You Think about "Healthy" Food

By Damon Gameau

Flatiron Books, Paperback, 9781250082343, 240pp.

Publication Date: July 28, 2015


The essential companion to the feature documentary, "That Sugar Film," this is an explosive expose on the dangers of sugar.

When filmmaker and actor Damon Gameau set out to uncover the truth about the sugars hidden in the foods we commonly perceive as healthy, he came up with a novel experiment: he would eat 40 teaspoons of sugar every day for 60 days-but he would consume only "healthy" foods like energy bars, low-fat yogurts, fruit snacks, juices, and smoothies. Damon captured his experience in the riveting and eye-opening documentary, "That Sugar Film."

Now, "That Sugar Book" expands on Damon's journey, blowing the lid on the food industry, featuring in-depth interviews with health experts, and offering sensible advice on kicking the sugar habit. "That Sugar Book" includes a detox plan and over 30 recipes to show what foods to avoid, how to shop, how to read food labels, and how to cook sugar-free foods. Entertaining, provocative and packed with actionable advice, "That Sugar Book" is destined to change the eating habits of a generation.

About the Author
DAMON GAMEAU is an award-winning actor who has appeared in a range of productions, including "The Tracker," "Balibo," "Thunderstruck," "Spirited," "Secrets and Lies," and "How I Met Your Mother." As a director, he was the winner of Tropfest 2011. "That Sugar Film" marks his first feature-length film. Damon is a passionate advocate for good health and is determined to help people find a happier way of living. "That Sugar Book" is his first book.