Sugar is a silent killer.
Scientists have found that sugar is addictive and stimulates the same pleasure centers of the brain as cocaine or heroin. Since sugar is addictive: the more you use it – the more you need it – the more you need it – the more you use it – and it goes on and on and on….
White refined sugar-is not a food. It is a pure chemical extracted from plant sources, purer in fact than cocaine, which it resembles in many ways. Its true name is sucrose and its chemical formula is C12H22O11. It has 12 carbon atoms, 22 hydrogen atoms, 11 oxygen atoms, and absolutely nothing else to offer.
Sugar has Zero nutrients
Sugar has Zero protein
Sugar has Zero healthy fats
Sugar has Zero enzymes
Excessive unhealthy food and sugars-sweetened soft drink consumption has been linked to weight gain, as it provides a major and unnecessary source of calories with little or no nutritional value. Sugar-sweetened drinks have also been associated with several health problems.
According to the British Journal Of Sports Medicine. “Sugar and carbohydrates are the real culprits in the obesity epidemic… not the lack of physical activity”.
According to the National Institutes of Health, obesity and overweight together are the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States, close behind tobacco use. An estimated 300,000 deaths per year are due to the obesity epidemic.
Sugar should be banned. Period.