It raises my blood sugar which is the main cause of diabetes
Sugar promotes weight gain and inflammation which is linked to almost all modern diseases
Low carb diets are the best and healthiest way to lose and maintain weight
Sugar works the same way in our reward system as heroin creating an addiction. Some studies suggest that the addiction to sweet is stronger and more complex than to cocaine
Added sugar changes the taste of food, and we are used to it
Sugar addiction can predispose to drug addictions
Sugar and obesity in combination can lead to brain disorders like depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders, and ADHD
My diet becomes healthier and, therefore, my brain and whole body functions more optimally producing improved energy levels, memory, weight control, skin quality, mental health, and deeper sleep
Sugar depletes magnesium and the deficiency is a driver for depression and cardiovascular disease
There is a a causal significant association between dietary patterns and depression risk
Dietary factors (low fiber, high fat, processed and high glycemic index foods) alter the gut microbiota and contribute to inflammatory skin diseases, like acne
Improving the gut microbiota improve depression and anxiety
The rules for this challenge were simple: absolutely no added sugars. Natural sugars, like those found in dairy and fruit, were OK. Artificial sweeteners were also off limits. As you'll find out, sugar is in everything, absolutely everything, which makes giving it up incredibly hard. 👀
One of the most important benefits of eating slowly is that, it gives your body time to recognize that you’re full.
It takes about 20 minutes from the start of a meal for the brain to send out signals of satiety. Most people’s meals don’t even last that long!