Big time sugar companies are taking a chapter from the book
That tobacco companies have been using for years: deny any connection between their product and the obesity and diabetic epidemics present in the industrialized world.
They use their political connections and deep pockets to ensure product protection at the expense of your health.
Having a sugar habit has been proven to be one of the biggest enemies of good health and life longevity. It appears in nearly ALL processed foods, beverages, and items that might surprise you such as canned beans, mayonnaise, pickles, and baby food.
This makes shopping for sugar-free foods nearly impossible
It is a proven fact that sugar increases insulin and leptin levels while decreasing receptor sensitivity for the vital hormones. This leads to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes, premature aging, and weight gain.
Sugar has been proved to cause fluctuations in hormones that can lead to overeating and contribute to the obesity epidemic so many nations are facing. It has also been found to suppress the immune system, contribute to allergies, cause digestive disorders, and contribute to depression and cancer.
The average American eats well in excess of 150 pounds of sugar a year, about 2.5 pounds per week.
The single largest source of calories in the United States is high-fructose corn syrup which is found in soft drinks.
The sugar industry has had a formidable competitor, artificial sweetener
This substance presents an even greater health risk and should be avoided altogether.
It is fair to say that our children are becoming addicted to sugar by the time they are toddlers.
A new study uncovered a correlation between sugar consumption and childhood obesity because a diet high in sugar is low in healthy foods rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
Using real alternatives (agave syrup) and cutting back on your family’s sugar intake will help you kick the sugar habit, fight obesity, and promote good health.