October 2008 Fit Tip
FITNESS TIP OF THE WEEK: 50 REASONS TO LOSE YOUR LOVER
See no evil, hear no evil, date no evil. While waiting in line for an hour and a half on Saturday to vote the girl behind me was wearing that hilarious saying on her tee shirt. Seriously though, this email is not about male bashing but if you have a bad relationship with certain foods, i.e. sugar; here are more than a few reasons to take this white poison out of your life and begin to regain control of your weight, health and emotions.
In addition to throwing off the body’s homeostasis, excess sugar may result in a number of other significant consequences. The following is a listing of some of sugar’s metabolic consequences from a variety of medical journals and other scientific publications.
1.. Sugar can suppress your immune system and impair your defenses against infectious disease.
2.. Sugar upsets the mineral relationships in your body: causes chromium and copper deficiencies and interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium.
3.. Sugar can cause can cause a rapid rise of adrenaline, hyperactivity, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and crankiness in children.
4.. Sugar can produce a significant rise in total cholesterol, triglycerides and bad cholesterol and a decrease in good cholesterol.
5.. Sugar causes a loss of tissue elasticity and function.
6.. Sugar feeds cancer cells and has been connected with the development of cancer of the breast, ovaries, prostate, rectum, pancreas, biliary tract, lung, gallbladder and stomach.
7.. Sugar can increase fasting levels of glucose and can cause reactive hypoglycemia.
8.. Sugar can weaken eyesight.
9.. Sugar can cause premature aging.
10.. Sugar can cause your saliva to become acidic, tooth decay, and periodontal disease.
11.. Sugar contributes to obesity.
12.. Sugar can cause autoimmune diseases such as: arthritis, asthma, multiple sclerosis.
13.. Sugar greatly assists the uncontrolled growth of Candida Albicans (yeast infections)
14.. Sugar can cause gallstones.
15.. Sugar can contribute to osteoporosis.
16.. Sugar can cause a decrease in your insulin sensitivity thereby causing an abnormally high insulin levels and eventually diabetes.
17.. Sugar can lower your Vitamin E levels.
18.. Sugar can increase your systolic blood pressure.
19.. Sugar can cause drowsiness and decreased activity in children.
20.. Sugar can interfere with your absorption of protein.
21.. Sugar can cause atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease.
22.. Sugar can impair the structure of your DNA.
23.. Sugar can make your skin age by changing the structure of collagen.
24.. Sugar can cause cataracts and nearsightedness.
25.. Sugar lowers the ability of enzymes to function.
26.. Sugar can increase the size of your liver by making your liver cells divide and it can increase the amount of liver fat.
27.. Sugar can increase kidney size and produce pathological changes in the kidney such as the formation of kidney stones.
28.. Sugar can damage your pancreas.
29.. Sugar can increase your body’s fluid retention.
30.. Sugar is enemy #1 of your bowel movement.
31.. Sugar can cause headaches, including migraines.
32.. Sugar can reduce the learning capacity, adversely affect school children’s grades and cause learning disorders.
33.. Sugar can cause an increase in delta, alpha, and theta brain waves which can alter your mind’s ability to think clearly.
34.. Sugar can cause depression.
35.. Sugar can increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
36.. Sugar can cause hormonal imbalances such as: increasing estrogen in men, exacerbating PMS, and decreasing growth hormone.
37.. Sugar can lead to dizziness.
38.. Diets high in sugar will increase free radicals and oxidative stress.
39.. High sucrose diets of subjects with peripheral vascular disease significantly increases platelet adhesion.
40.. Sugar is an addictive substance.
41.. Sugar given to premature babies can affect the amount of carbon dioxide they produce.
42.. Decrease in sugar intake can increase emotional stability.
43.. Your body changes sugar into 2 to 5 times more fat in the bloodstream than it does starch.
44.. The rapid absorption of sugar promotes excessive food intake in obese subjects.
45.. Sugar can worsen the symptoms of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
46.. Sugar can slow down the ability of your adrenal glands to function.
47.. Sugar has the potential of inducing abnormal metabolic processes in a normal healthy individual and to promote chronic degenerative diseases.
48.. High sugar intake can cause epileptic seizures.
49.. Sugar causes high blood pressure in obese people.
50.. In juvenile rehabilitation camps, when children were put on a low sugar diet, there was a 44 percent drop in antisocial behavior.
(Contributed by Nanacy Appleton, PhD, author of the book Lick the Sugar Habit)
If those aren’t enough reasons then you must be a masochist. Sugar will wreak havoc with your metabolic system, no doubt about it. You’re much better off balancing yourself by eating the right foods in the right amounts for your body type. The cumulative effects of a healthy lifestyle will benefit you immensely as the years go by. We still have a few spots left for the great INTRODCUTORY OFFER: Advanced Metabolic Typing Program, includes 3 Day Program Design AND 1 Month Private Gym Membership for the INCREDIBLY LOW price of only $175.00. In these trying economical times one cannot afford to pass up an offer to keep you in the BEST physical, mental, emotional and spirtual health!! CALL NOW 908-6464
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