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’?
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!
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
To all of you who love your donuts, cookies, candy, and processed carbs, you are indeed setting yourself up for morbid obesity, diabetes II and heart disease (to name just a few). You are also setting yourself up for a future of cancer as well. Organic Stevia (concentrated with no additives) is a wonderful solution. … Continue reading Removing ALL Sugar from your Diet Starves cancer cells? Check Out This New Study!
Dextrose. Fructose. Lactose. Maltose. Glucose. A sugar by any other name is still sugar. In fact, there are more than 50 different names for it. But is sugar bad for you? Essentially, there are two types of sugar; there is “good” sugar that occurs naturally in fruits and vegetables and “bad” added sugar that’s added to … Continue reading Sugar – What It Does To Your Brain. Quit Playing Russian Roulette!