Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Did You Know This....About Sugar?

The average American consumes 22 teaspoons of sugar daily while the average child consumes 32 teaspoons daily.

Refined sugar is linked to: insomnia, dizziness, allergies, 
manic depression, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, hypoglycemia, 
colon & pancreatic cancer, hair loss, ADD/ADHD, breakouts & skin irritation, 
obesity, Type II diabetes, metabolic syndrome.

It can exacerbate mood swings, personality changes, irritability, asthma, arthritis, heart disease, cholesterol,  gallstones and endocrine problems.  According to the American Dietetic and Diabetic Associations, increased sugar consumption is the leading cause of degenerative disease.

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