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Sugar-Free for Mind and Body

Eating well is becoming more and more popular. Finally people are beginning to realize that the secret to longevity is a healthy diet. The body must have the nutrients it needs to function effectively, for the energy you need, and to build and sustain a healthy body. Because of that one of the most important things that you can do is eliminate sugar from your diet.

That may sound like pure torture – especially if sugar is a primary component of your diet. Refined sugar is addictive – you feel that you cannot live without it. The problem is that you may not be able to live a long life if you continue with your addiction. Studies show that it increases your risk for obesity, heart disease, and diabetes.
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So says a major study published online this week in JAMA Internal Medicine (February 2014).

Sugar Hangovers

Chances are you have gone on a sugar binge more than once in your life. If so, you have probably lived through the “sugar hangover” and experienced one, or all of the following: sick to your stomach, headache, gas, bloating, brain fog, mood swings, joint pain and depression.

When you add sugar to alcohol (sweet, alcoholic mixed drinks) you will have a much worse hangover than you will have from straight booze (vodka, whiskey, etc.) Why? You are filling your blood stream with two deadly ingredients, whiskey and sugar. There are volumes written about the dangers of alcohol. You should also take into consideration the effect sugar has on your brain, liver, and kidneys.

Higher Cholesterol Levels

Sugar is processed as energy. When you eat more calories than your body needs for energy, the excess calories are stored as fat. Since sugar is loaded with calories, if you eat a lot of it, there is a good chance you will start putting on the pounds from stored
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According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
“….steatohepatitis or NASH …. resembles alcoholic liver disease, but occurs in people who drink little or no alcohol. The major feature is fat in the liver, along with inflammation and damage. Most people with NASH feel well and are not aware that they have a liver problem. Nevertheless, NASH can be severe and can lead to cirrhosis, in which the liver is permanently damaged and scarred and no longer able to work properly……[it is] becoming more common, possibly because of the greater number of Americans with obesity. In the past 10 years, the rate of obesity has doubled in adults and tripled in children.”

Increased Cancer Risk

MD Anderson Cancer Center at The University of Texas says that sugar does not necessarily lead to cancer, but they suggest that eating too much sugar can lead to weight issues, which can put you at a higher risk for cancer and other diseases.
To Summarize . . .
A regular diet that includes large quantities of processed sugar is very bad for your body. It not only endangers your health, it will also take a toll on your appearance. The bottom line is that you will be much better off without

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