Recently, the government have spoken out about the dangers of sugar consumption and the effect it is having on everyone’s health. It has been widely publicised across the media and the medical profession have also expressed their concerns. Added sugar is the single worst ingredient in the modern diet.
It has extremely harmful effects on metabolism and is the main contributing factor to many diseases.
Added sugar is the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. Fructose, sucrose and corn syrup are often the secret “added” sugars that are high in calories and contain none of the essential nutrients your body needs, in other words empty calories. So cut the sugar which means you cut the calories – simples…
For people who are inactive and eat a Western diet, large amounts of fructose from added sugars get turned into fat in the liver causing liver overload which can cause non alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Excess sugar consumption can cause insulin resistance which can progress to Type 2 diabetes.
Insulin is an important hormone in the body which allows blood sugar to cells from the bloodstream and tells the cells to start burning glucose instead of fat BEWARE of the hidden sugars in almost every day to day product including ketchup, seasonings and low fat foods…
So if you want to see great results, kick the habit. Look at healthy alternatives that can curb your craving.