Summary: Dr. Appleton explores the effects of the least recognized culprit in degenerative conditions. She perceptively relates how the addition of carbohydrates/sugars to the diet has become addictive. The body chemistry principle is then explained so diet and lifestyle can be changed to promote optimum health. This paperback is packed with a great deal of useful information. The inspiration and insight of Dr. Melvin Page’s work are reflected throughout this book, thanks to the contributions of Dr. Bruce Pacetti of the Page Clinic.