Refined (white sugar) sugar damages your body and your cells. It is also very addictive. What happens if you eat a biscuit? You want more, right? What people do not realize is the amount of sugar in processed foods, grains, bread, pasta and rice. When these sugars are combined with protein in a meal, these sugars have an effect on digestion because they conflict with the breakdown (digestion) of protein, which causes bloating, and other digestive problems. It's best to avoid these complex carbohydrates and instead eat quinoa, sweet potatoes or wild rice. What about salad dressings, spices and preserves? They can also be loaded with sugar and take the extra calories. They have no nutritional value for your cells.
I find that many parents give their children way too much fruit juice and ask me why they are gaining weight. Fruit juice contains no nutrients and is full of sugar, often just like soft drinks. Even if you drink your calories, you will not experience that "full feeling" that can make you eat more. Try to give your children only water or water that is sweetened with real fruit. The combination of lemon juice and maple syrup is a nice, refreshing, healthy alternative.
Stay away from large amounts of fructose because it has been linked to metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, fatty liver, kidney disease, cardiovascular disease and insulin resistance. Did you know that agave nectar (to which many people have changed) is between 70 and 90 percent fructose? To learn more about the effects of fructose, please visit the Mercola's link
In summary: To maintain control of your health, avoid weight gain, and feel energetic, avoid sugar by eating real foods. When canned or canned food is likely to be added to preservatives and sugars. Read your labels and use only Stevia as a liquid sweetener.
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