Stop Poisoning Yourself – The Dangers Of Sugar
It will be difficult to ever reach your full potential in your real estate business if you don’t have high levels of health, energy and vitality that you can draw upon. Unfortunately consuming excessive levels of sugar robs you of all of those necessary ingredients. You will be shocked to discover how harmful and destructive sugar is to your body and to your health. Experts are linking chronic diseases to excessive sugar consumption as one of the major causes. In fact, when you take a look at many of the chronic diseases that can be linked back to sugar in Western society today, such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, and even neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease, it’s easy to see why many view sugar as a poison.
To make matters worse, food manufacturers try to sneak sugar into almost everything we consume because it is so highly addictive. These days it’s virtually impossible to escape sugar. From ketchup to peanut butter, added sugar can be found in places you wouldn’t think twice about. According to a study from the National Institutes of Health, the average American consumes almost 152 pounds worth of sugar per year, and much of that sugar is hidden.
Here are some of the negative effects sugar can have on your health and why it’s in your best interest to limit its consumption.
1. Lack Of Energy:
Foods that are high in sugar can drain your energy levels by causing a spike in blood sugar followed by a crash. As a real estate entrepreneur who wants to achieve high levels of success, you need as much energy as possible.
2. Weight Gain and Obesity:
Consuming excessive sugar may cause resistance to leptin, an important hormone that regulates hunger and tells your body to stop eating. If left unchecked, this could also lead to obesity. And obesity is 7 times more lethal than smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. Excessive sugar is also linked to an increased amount of visceral fat, which is very unhealthy for you. This is a dangerous form of deep belly fat associated with conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
A diet rich in sugary foods and drinks increase inflammation in your body and may cause insulin resistance, which can increase your risk of diabetes.
4. Heart Disease:
Heart disease is the number one cause of death worldwide. A high sugar diets dramatically increases heart disease risk factors such as obesity, high-blood pressure and inflammation.
A diet high in added sugar and processed foods also increases your chances of developing depression. And it’s difficult to operate at your best if you are drowning in depression.
Yes, eating excessive amounts of sugar may also increase your risk of developing certain cancers.
And this is just the tip of the iceberg. Excessive sugar has many other negative effects on your health such as high-blood pressure, increased risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia, cavities and poor dental health, kidney disease, fatty liver, and advanced cellular aging. It is not an over-exaggeration to say that sugar is dangerous to your health, and should be avoided or at least kept to a minimum if you want to have a healthy, strong body that operates at optimum levels.
(Talk to your doctor and/or healthcare professional before you start any type of new eating regimen or diet programs. The content and information on this webpage are for informational use only and should be carefully considered by the user.)