The Sugar Detox

  • by Brooke Alpert MS RD, Patricia Farris MD
  • Narrated by Karen Saltus
  • 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Lick your sugar habit for good. From spoonfuls in our coffee to corn syrup in packaged foods and even natural sources like fruit, sugar is a huge part of our diet, and we're consuming more of it every year. This damaging habit not only makes us sick, overweight, and listless, it also ages us well beyond our years. Now, in The Sugar Detox, acclaimed nutritionist Brooke Alpert and skincare guru Patricia Farris have combined their expertise to offer an easy plan to slim your waistline, restore your energy, and rejuvenate your skin. The Sugar Detox will put you on the path to feeling - and looking - your absolute best with:


A proven three-day jumpstart plan to break your sugar addiction
A four-week meal plan incorporating healthy sugars
Shopping lists and satiating recipes
Strategies for combating cravings and dining out
Lists of key health-supporting superfoods
Tips on surprising places where sugar lurks

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What the Critics Say

“Numerous accolades from the authors’ patients and customers speak to the efficacy and life-changing aspects of the program.” (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Not worth the price

First regarding listening enjoyment. The narrator was pleasant to listen to but the content was not. There were recipes and lists, which, for me, made for an unpleasant audio book.

Secondly, the organization of the book was poor. I would have preferred to have to science behind sugar detox's benefits upfront and then learn about the program they were promoting.

Third, the authors lost me when they called sugar an opiate. Sugar is NOT an opioid. The book was riddled with bad information, big leaps in connecting science with the picture they wanted to portray. It also had an undertone of body shaming in women and that is just unhealthy.

I would not recommend this book to anyone. I'm sure there are much better diet and nutrition books regarding sugar and its effects on the body than this drivel.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-12-2014
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC