Facts About Sugar

Update–March 24th, 2020:

When you eat sugar, you can REDUCE immune system function within 30 minutes of consumption — which could mean 50% reduction in the ability for white blood cells to kill germs. Learn to remove hidden sugars from your diet to help improve immune system activity, end cravings, stop weight gain and reclaim your health! Go here to learn more.

Just a thought: Go to YouTube and search, “Sugar: The Original Gateway Drug”. There is an abundance of information! Up for another suggestion? “Sugar is a drug documentary” on YouTube and pick one.

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Added sugar is hiding in foods many of us think are healthy, like yogurt and energy bars, and even in savory tasting foods like ketchup, breads, salad dressing and pasta sauce.

Too much fructose in added sugar can damage your liver just like too much alcohol.

The aging process: Scientists have observed links between sugar consumption and the aging of our cells, as well as skin wrinkling. (Sources: #1  #2  #3  #4  #5)
Drinking just one 12-oz. soda every day can increase your risk of dying from heart disease by almost 1/3. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.
Alzheimer’s disease, cognitive decline and memory loss: Excess sugar consumption was linked to deficiencies in memory and overall cognitive health.

Here are two YouTube videos with information about sugar–all you need to know to put the brakes on sugar.


CNN article: Sugar not only makes you fat, it may make you sick


A review of recent evidence relating to sugars, insulin resistance and diabetes


Sugar consumption, metabolic disease and obesity: The state of the controversy


Fat, Sugar, Whole Grains and Heart Disease: 50 Years of Confusion


Listed below are more videos some may wish to take into consideration, either for themselves and / or loved ones:

The video (above) speaks favorably of the ketogenic diet. There are those who sees this dietary protocol differently. Here’s a recommended source: The Evidence Against the Ketogenic Diet for Cancer (Read the studies which is referenced in the article. Also, keep in mind that “Ketosis is a natural state for the body to be in from time to time. When it occurs, the body burns its fat reserves as energy. Maintaining a state of ketosis for short periods involves minimal risk. However, people with type 1 diabetes should avoid ketosis due to an increased risk of complications People should also avoid being in ketosis long-term, as they may experience fatigue and nutritional deficiencies….” [Source]) Also, For those interested in diet and cancer visit this page.

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Links added to this page on 2-15-2020:

For quite sometime and from time to time I’ve ran across a bit of information about sugar that I thought would awaken concern over sugar addiction. Finally, I’m getting around to sharing the links.


The name of the article is, “Are Oreos addictive? Research says yes”

 The next interesting read is titled, “Evidence for sugar addiction: behavioral and neurochemical effects of intermittent, excessive sugar intake”. Here is the link to this Princeton study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17617461

An event coming up in March: https://getoffsugarsummit.com/?idev_id=21418

The average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar a year.

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The March 24th, 2020 update (at the top to the page) could be just for you!


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