Sugar in Your Diet and Lose Weight
you know you can lose a lot of weight simply by cutting sugar from
your diet? It's been proven that eliminating all soda and soft drinks
but not drastically modifying the rest of your diet will yield weight
loss. And the reason is the sugar. Sugar contains a lot of calories,
and it wreaks havoc on your body. This havoc causes you to gain
weight. And it's usually weight that forms as fat on your belly.
sugar -- whether added to food and drinks, or in the form of sweet
food and drinks -- will make your body increase its production of
insulin. This increase is usually quite drastic and fast. The huge
increase of sugar added to your system makes your body kick into
gear to attempt to regulate the influx. It accomplishes this by
the insulin dispatches the sugar from your system quickly, but in
the process your body's overall insulin levels drop rapidly, and
very drastically as well. This creates what the Romans call a vicious
cycle. When your insulin levels are low, your body screams for sugar.
Technically, it screams for food of any kind, because low insulin
levels equate to a bad thing within your body's system. The body
is smart too. It actually creates cravings for sugar because that
will give you the quickest relief to your low blood sugar levels.
so the viscious cycle begins. You feed yourself sugar, and then
your body spikes the insulin to take care of the load quickly. Soon
your sugar levels are too low for the amount of insulin in your
body, so it starts screaming for more. And you give it more to quell
you stop giving your body sugar -- or at least drastically drop
the amount of sugar you're giving it -- your insulin levels will
even out. The first few days will be difficult as your body is burning
off the extra sugar it has stored in the past. But once you're past
those first few days, you'll find yourself feeling much better,
having little to no cravings, and you'll even start losing weight
is the best, easiest way to drastically reduce the amount of sugar
you eat each day:
out all soft drinks. Know how cigarettes are referred to as cancer-sticks?
Think of soft drinks as diabetes-in-a-can.
do not use artificial sweeteners. These are terrible for your body
if abused as much as most people abuse sugar. If you have to use
sweetener, use honey or stevia. DO NOT use splenda or anything that
sweets and processed foods that contain sugar in moderation. Start
to think of candy and chocolates as alcohol.
is an addicting substance too.
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