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Half the sugar, all the love : a family cookbook : 100 easy, low-sugar recipes for every meal of the day / Jennifer Tyler Lee and Anisha I. Patel, MD, MSPH.

Lee, Jennifer Tyler, (author.). Patel, Anisha, (author.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

5 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ada Public Library 641.5638 LEE (Text) 33500013183348 New Checked out 05/02/2020
Bagley Public Library 641.5638 LEE (Text) 33500013183355 New Checked out 05/02/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781523504237
  • ISBN: 1523504234
  • Physical Description: 216 pages : illustrations (color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Less sugar in every meal"--back cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-207) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Breakfasts -- Snacks -- Lunches and salads -- Dinners -- Desserts -- Beverages -- Basics and condiments.
Summary, etc.:
Would you feed your child a candy bar for breakfast? Of course not. And yet today our children routinely consume three times the recommended daily allowance of added sugar, which puts them at an unprecedented risk for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, excess weight, and even nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Half the Sugar, All the Love is here to help, with 100 doctor-approved recipes that cut the sugar (by half or more!) without sacrificing the flavors our families love. The recipes rely on using fruits and vegetables to sweeten food naturally without adding sugar or sugar substitutes. It's an eye-opening education, a program of healthy eating, and a cookbook chock-full of easy, delicious recipes all in one. Pass the breakfast bars!

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 October #1
    Many people are concerned about the amount of sugar in their diets; this cookbook offers 100 recipes designed to be lower in added sugar without losing flavor. By recommending fruits and vegetables as sweeteners instead of table sugar, honey, corn syrup, or other added sugars, home cook/author Tyler and pediatrician Patel aim to take advantage of the natural sweetness inherent in these plants. There are small amounts of added sugars present, as the book espouses a balanced way of eating that is not a "diet," because those have been shown to result in lower self-esteem and higher risk of eating disorders in children. After an introduction highlighting facts and dispelling myths about sugar, recipes are categorized by meal, as well as sections for snacks, desserts, beverages, and condiments. Each recipe includes a chart showing how much of one's daily allowance of added sugar is contained in one serving, along with a comparison to a leading-brand packaged version of the dish. As added sugar is one of the dietary concerns of the day, expect demand. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Jennifer Tyler Lee is an award-winning author and healthy food advocate who has spent years inspiring families to improve the way they eat. She earned her Nutrition and Healthy Living certificate from Cornell University. Jennifer&;s delicious, low-sugar recipes have been spotlighted by Jessica Alba, Jamie Oliver, and Oprah, among many others. She shares her recipes each week at

Dr. Anisha I. Patel is an Associate Professor in the Division of General Pediatrics at Stanford University and an affiliate faculty member at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco.  Dr. Patel practices general pediatrics at the Gardner Packard Children&;s Health Center and cares for newborns at Stanford&;s Lucile Packard Children&;s Hospital. Dr. Patel's research focuses on child health promotion, including helping children grow up at a healthy weight. She has conducted numerous studies to evaluate interventions and policies that help children and their families reduce daily sugar intake, particularly from sugary drinks. She has published extensively in this area and has maintained a steady track record of funding from foundations and federal agencies. She has presented her research to local, national, and international audiences, and she has been recognized for her work to inform policies with awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Public Health.

Subject: Children > Nutrition.
Detoxification (Health)
Sugar > Health aspects.
Food > Sugar content.
COOKING / Cooking for Kids.
MEDICAL / Pediatrics.
Children > Nutrition.
Genre: Popular works.

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