Anthony Daniels

Glucose Intolerant

Fat Chance: The Bitter Truth About Sugar


Fourth Estate 320pp £13.99 order from our bookshop

A few years ago in Bangkok I noticed some children emerging from school. To judge by the chauffeured cars that were waiting for them they were the children of the elite. They were all guzzling fast food and drinking sweetened drinks that they had bought immediately after being let out. Not surprisingly, many of them were fat, very conspicuously so in a nation as slender as the Thais. 

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