Potatoes not Prosac – Nutrition for Depression

This book ties in with the book Sugar Blues, also reviewed on this blog. Potatoes Not Prozac by Kathleen DesMaisons, PhD, the national bestseller that started the sugar-free revolution, is now fully revised and updated with the latest scientific information and success stories for a new generation of readers. Can't say no to fattening foods, carbs, … Continue reading Potatoes not Prosac – Nutrition for Depression


Mental illness may be a myth and emotional disturbance can be merely the first symptom of the obvious inability of the human system to handle the stress of sugar dependency.
A multitude of common physical and mental ailments are strongly linked to the consuming of ‘pure’, refined sugar. “The great confinement of the insane”, began in the late 17th century, after sugar consumption in Britain had zoomed in 200 years from a pinch or two in a barrel of beer, here and there, to more than two million pounds per year. By that time, physicians in London had begun to observe and record terminal physical signs and symptoms of the“sugar blues”.