Sugar Nation

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Sugar Nation

The Hidden Truth Behind America's Deadliest Habit and the Simple Way to Beat It

By Jeff O'Connell

Hachette Books, Hardcover, 9781401323448, 320pp.

Publication Date: July 19, 2011



-Every five seconds, one more person develops diabetes.
-Worldwide, 285 million people are affected by type 2 diabetes.
-Many of them have no idea.

Here is the personal story of one man who has unearthed the mysteries of this global epidemic and offers hard-won practical advice for how readers can take control of their lives and combat this deadly disease.

"Sugar Nation is a must-read! As a fitness expert myself, who has dealt with family diabetes and coaching families on how to limit their sugar intake, this book is a fundamental tool in educating the world on just how dangerous dietary sugar can be. Jeff O'Connell's direct yet user-friendly approach to this important and overlooked subject is more than refreshing. All will benefit from picking this book up."
--Jennifer Nicole Lee, author of The Jennifer Nicole Lee Fitness Model Diet

About the Author
JEFF O'CONNELL is the editor-in-chief at, the Internet's largest fitness site. He was formerly editor-in-chief at Muscle & Fitness and an executive writer at Men's Health. He was nominated for a Maggie Award and earned honorable mentions from The Best American Sports Writing and The Best American Science & Nature Writing anthologies.