We reward children with it over the holidays or for a job well done in school. And we reward ourselves with it after a particularly stressful day or to celebrate a birthday or a special success. We add sugar to our coffee, bake it into our favorite treats, and spoon it over our breakfast. We … Continue reading Experts Agree: Sugar Might Be as Addictive as Cocaine
When we are born, it is innate within us to desire pleasure. Some of the pleasure seeking behaviors unfortunately result in addictions of many kinds. The addiction I'm speaking of here is SUGAR! You love it! Your crave it! You can't stop it! You even use this deadly weapon on your body to celebrate all … Continue reading Is Sugar An Addictive ‘DRUG’?
A new study says drinking too much fruit juice can dramatically increase the risk of premature death. Sugary soda is unhealthy and fattening, but some people mistakenly think 100% fruit juice is a healthy option because it’s natural. Think again. Even though the sugar in fruit juice occurs naturally, it’s just as bad for you … Continue reading Study Reveals: Drinking Too Much Fruit Juice Dramatically Increases Risk Of Premature Death
There is a common belief today about cavities that once you have tooth decay, that cavity can NOT be reversed. Then the only solution to oral wellness is to have part of your tooth drilled out and filled with a synthetic material. However, it’s been proven that there are ways to reverse cavities naturally. In fact, according … Continue reading How to Reverse Cavities Naturally & Heal Tooth Decay
Everyone already knows that drinking sugary and sweetened beverages is bad, but new research shows they’re way worse for us than we thought – and possibly even fatal. A study by Harvard researchers (see research below) published in the journal Circulation showed that people who drink two or more sugar-sweetened drinks a day have a 31% higher risk … Continue reading Drinking Two or More of this Type of Drink Every Day Can Skyrocket Your Chance of Dying Prematurely from Cardiovascular Disease by a Whopping 30%.
Sugar-filled drinks such as soda, sports drinks and juice drinks aren’t exactly known for their health benefits. But now, there’s even more evidence that they’re tied to an increased risk of early death, especially for women. In a recent study published in the American Heart Association’s Circulation journal, Harvard researchers analyzed information from more than 80,000 … Continue reading Drinking Just 1 Can of Soda Raises Your Risk of Dying From Heart Disease, Harvard Study Says
It’s virtually impossible to completely avoid sugar in today’s world. But we can (and should) regulate the amount of sugar we consume. Here are several easy ways to work toward cutting sugar out of your diet. (Note from National Addiction News: I disagree. It is more than possible to avoid sugar completely; I do!) Luckily, it’s easy … Continue reading 7 Obvious Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar. Sugar is a Drug & an Addiction!
Many people like to drink diet soda because it has less sugar and fewer calories. The word diet sounds that diet soda may help people lose weight. Although it is true that diet soda has less energy compared with sugary soda, recent studies have found that it can be had to your health. For instance, … Continue reading The Harm of Diet Soda to Your Health
Sugar is delicious, and Americans are eating a LOT of it. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American consumes about 130 pounds of sugar a year. But sugar, especially in excessive amounts, does more harm than good to your health in many ways, ranging from adding wrinkles to your face to diabetes. So, … Continue reading 10 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar–It’s Very Similar to Cocaine Addiction
People with Opioid addictions often eat vast amounts of junk food, especially sweet things, like candy or cookies. It’s a common phenomenon that’s just barely begun to be documented in scientific research. If you’ve ever been to an Narcotics Anonymous meeting or have befriended someone with a drug problem, you’ll know what we’re talking about. Sugar High Some drug users eat candy between … Continue reading The Strange Relationship Between Drug Addictions and Sugar