The Sugar Detox: Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Look Years Younger (Hardcover)

Lose Weight, Feel Great, and Look Years Younger

By Brooke Alpert, Patricia Farris

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9780738216416, 288pp.

Publication Date: June 25, 2013

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Description

Sugar is the new controlled substance. The average American consumes up to 31 pounds of sugar a year, and a diet high in sugar can cause diabetes, obesity, and many other health crises. Our excess intake of sugar, from the white stuff on the table to the high-fructose corn syrup hidden in packaged foods, is not only making us sick, it's making us fat and aging our skin. Now, nutritionist Brooke Alpert and dermatologist Patricia Farris team up in this revolutionary program that helps get the sugar out of your diet to recapture youthful skin and good health.

Designed to limit the amount of extra blood sugar, slim your waistline, increase your energy levels, and improve your skin, this combined approach to nutrition and skin care will make you feel--and look--better than you ever have before. The secret? A three-day detox plan to get the sugar out of your system and get you on the path to eating and living the healthiest way possible.



About the Author

Brooke Alpert, MS, RD, CDN, is the founder of B Nutritious, a private nutrition counseling practice. Named one of the up-and-coming stars in the beauty and health field by W magazine, she lives in New York. B-Nutritious.com Patricia Farris, MD, FAAD, is a clinical associate professor at Tulane University and distinguished member of the Skin Faculty for the American Academy of Dermatology whose advice has appeared in Allure, Good Housekeeping, and the New York Times. She lives in Louisiana. DrPattiFarris.com
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