The number one culprit when it comes to processed foods is sugar. The number one most addicting food that is inserted in 95% of our foods, sweet or spicy is sugar. What is the manufacturer’s goal in this? Sugar is eight times more addicting than cocaine and if you get addicted to a particular manufacturer’s product, then you make them rich. MONEY, PROFIT and outdoing the competition makes sugar the weapon of choice for the food manufacturing industry. Is hard to understand why something that the body needs and tastes so good, a complex carbohydrate, can be so damaging to our health.
First of all most sugars found in foods are simple sugars, which means that they have been tampered with its natural state by being chemically processed. Secondly manufacturers have about 200 names for sugar, to fool the shopper into thinking that their product does not have sugar in it. Thirdly, too much sugar in your system PROCESSED OR NOT will eventually (at a rapid rate) lead to diseases that will kill you.
Many studies show that sugar can have devastating effects on metabolism that go way beyond its calorie content.
Sugar can lead to the following:
- Sugar causes glucose levels to spike and plummet. …
- Sugar increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, cancer and heart disease. …
- Your immune function can be affected by sugar. …
- A high-sugar diet can lead to chromium deficiency. …
- Sugar accelerates aging.
- Sugar causes tooth decay
- Insulin resistance
- High triglycerides
- Increased levels of the harmful cholesterol and increased fat accumulation in the liver and abdominal cavity
It is the accumulation of all the sugars in your foods that lead to an unhealthy and even fatal lifestyle.
In conclusion: READ INGREDIENT LABELS.
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