Most people would be quick to say that they have absolutely no problem with sugar, however, if you asked them to stop using it, they couldn’t. William Duffy, the author of Sugar Blues, says, “Like heroin, cocaine, and caffeine, sugar is an addictive, destructive drug, yet we consume it daily in everything from cigarettes to bread”.
The USDA recommends that we should not eat more than 10 tablespoons per day, yet most American eat roughly 30 tablespoons every single day. Do you realize that that’s three times more than we should be consuming? This may explain why we have so much disease in our country. We have a deadly sweet tooth.
The negative effects of sugar consumption are many including: weight gain, high blood pressure, raised cholesterol levels, diabetes, heart disease, and the one most people don’t think of, cancer!
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Many in the medical profession believe that “inflammation is at the root of most disease”. We are plagued by chronic diseases like asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, and more.
However, inflammation is a normal function of the body and is necessary when there is an injury to the body or there’s illness. Our immune system does its job of sending out white blood cells to the rescue. You will often see redness or swelling in that area and experience some pain.
This is the body doing what it’s supposed to do - heal itself.
Once these diseases appear in the body, the overwhelmed immune system actually begins to attach the healthy areas of the body. Now, you really have a serious problem.
Unfortunately, our standard American diet (SAD) of high calories processed food, and little to no nutritional value has only added to this rising situation.
So, what should you avoid? Stay aways from processed foods filled with trans fats and