Posts Tagged ‘sugar’

9 things that can happen – when you give up sugar

9 things that can happen to your body when you give up sugar From your skin to your weight, your mental health and more, cutting out sugar can lead to some big improvements. Sugar will give you soaring highs, but it’ll make you pay with crashing lows afterwards. And we’ve never been more aware of…

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Why Sugar Is Called “The White Death”

Why Sugar Is Called “The White Death” and the Sugar Cancer Connection By Ty Bollinger As good as it may taste, sugar is NOT your friend. It may “feel” like your friend when it comforts you (due to the beta-endorphin rush in your brain), but sugar is really your ENEMY. Truth be told, regular consumption…

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Natural Sugar May Treat Fatty Liver Disease

Natural Sugar May Treat Fatty Liver Disease By Washington University in St. Louis | March 2, 2016 Trehalose is a natural sugar found in plants and insects and consists of two glucose molecules bound together. (pixabay CC0) Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition closely linked to obesity, affects roughly 25 percent of people in the…

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What is Reactive Hypoglycemia?

What is Reactive Hypoglycemia? By Mayo Clinic staff Hypoglycemia occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) level falls too low. There are several reasons why this may happen, the most common being a side effect of drugs used for the treatment of diabetes. But to understand how hypoglycemia happens, it helps to know how your body…

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Why Sugar Makes Us Sleepy (And Protein Wakes Us Up)

Why Sugar Makes Us Sleepy (And Protein Wakes Us Up) John Updike, in his short story “Plumbing,” summarized human nature thusly: “We think we are what we think and see when in truth we are upright bags of tripe.” This is a tragic fact that we spend most our lives trying to forget. Although we…

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