9 AMAZING REASONS to QUIT SUGAR
I reduced my sugar consumption, a few years back and noticed huge change in my health and skin. Sugar has the potential to be addictive and could cause neurochemical changes in the brain.
Let’s understand why cutting down on SUGAR is helpful.
Consuming too much sugar can contribute to yeast overgrowth inflammation, and hormone imbalance which cause dry skin, acne. eczema, and more. Too much sugar can lead to pimples, wrinkles and conditions like psoriasis (skin disease).
HEAL YOUR GUT
Sugar is one of the foods that irritate and inflame your gut and stomach lining. This can lead to stomach pain. increased acid, bloating and uncomfortable bowel movements.
REDUCED CANCER RISK
High insulin levels increase the risk of developing cancer. Sugar consumption has been linked to many forms of cancers, including breast, ovarian, prostate and lung
Many “low-fat” processed foods contain hidden sugar. When you just eat real foods (even full fat!). you may find you actually lose weight.
STRENGTHEN IMMUNE SYSTEM
Sugar causes inflammation and there is overwhelming evidence that sugar weakens the immune system. Sugar weakens your immune system against vinises and infectious disease. by inhibiting the fighting strength of white blood cells.
REDUCED RISK OF OBESITY
Sugary drinks and snacks add empty calories to your diet, causing you to eat more empty calories.
SLOW DOWN AGING
Limiting sugar (glucose) will increase life span and decrease aging related symptoms.
Insulin is needed to take the sugar out of your blood and into the muscle to be burned as energy. If you eat too much sugar you run the risk of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.
HEAL YOUR BLOOD VESSELS AND NERVES
Consuming too much sugar over a long period of time can cause long-term complications like damaged blood vessels and nerves. This in return, will increase the risk of heart attack stroke, kidney disease, and nerve damage.
Quick Tip to reduce sugar :
1. Go slow, don’t quit sugar completely in one go.
2. Make smaller changes, like cutting sugar consumption in half in your coffee, tea and other beverages
3. Don’t drink calories. Drinking juice or soft drinks is not only harmful for your health but also has loads of calories which may cause weight gain.
4. Control your craving to eat sweets after meals. Try drinking lemon tea
5.Try drinking lemon tea if you are craving for sweets after meals.
Always remember no one can enforce a change in you but you. You need to make a conscious effort to control your CRAVINGS. Opt for healthy lifestyle to lead a disease free life.
Sorry, there´s no magic bullet. You gotta eat healthy and live healthy to be healthy and look healthy. End of story. – Morgan Spurlock