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146 Reasons Why Sugar Is Ruining Your Health

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    [FONT=&quot]146 Reasons Why Sugar Is Ruining Your Health[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]1. Sugar can suppress the immune system.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]2. Sugar upsets the mineral relationships in the body.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]3. Sugar can cause hyperactivity, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and crankiness in children.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]4. Sugar can produce a significant rise in triglycerides.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]5. Sugar contributes to the reduction in defense against bacterial infection (infectious diseases).[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]6. Sugar causes a loss of tissue elasticity and function, the more sugar you eat the more elasticity and function you loose.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]7. Sugar reduces high density lipoproteins.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]8. Sugar leads to chromium deficiency.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]9 Sugar leads to cancer of the ovaries.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]10. Sugar can increase fasting levels of glucose.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]11. Sugar causes copper deficiency.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]12. Sugar interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]13. Sugar can weaken eyesight.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]14. Sugar raises the level of a neurotransmitters: dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]15. Sugar can cause hypoglycemia. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]16. Sugar can produce an acidic digestive tract.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]17. Sugar can cause a rapid rise of adrenaline levels in children.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]18. Sugar malabsorption is frequent in patients with functional bowel disease.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]19. Sugar can cause premature aging.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]20. Sugar can lead to alcoholism.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]21. Sugar can cause tooth decay.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]22. Sugar contributes to obesity[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]23. High intake of sugar increases the risk of Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]24. Sugar can cause changes frequently found in person with gastric or duodenal ulcers.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]25. Sugar can cause arthritis.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]26. Sugar can cause asthma.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]27. Sugar greatly assists the uncontrolled growth of Candida Albicans (yeast infections).[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]28. Sugar can cause gallstones.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]29. Sugar can cause heart disease.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]30. Sugar can cause appendicitis.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]31. Sugar can cause multiple sclerosis.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]32. Sugar can cause hemorrhoids.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]33. Sugar can cause varicose veins.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]34. Sugar can elevate glucose and insulin responses in oral contraceptive users.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]35. Sugar can lead to periodontal disease.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]36. Sugar can contribute to osteoporosis.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]37. Sugar contributes to saliva acidity.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]38. Sugar can cause a decrease in insulin sensitivity.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]39. Sugar can lower the amount of Vitamin E (alpha-Tocopherol[/FONT][FONT=&quot] [/FONT][FONT=&quot]in the blood.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]40. Sugar can decrease growth hormone.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]41. Sugar can increase cholesterol.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]42. Sugar can increase the systolic blood pressure.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]43. Sugar can cause drowsiness and decreased activity in children.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]44. High sugar intake increases advanced glycation end products (AGEs)(Sugar bound non-enzymatically to protein)[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]45. Sugar can interfere with the absorption of protein.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]46. Sugar causes food allergies.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]47. Sugar can contribute to diabetes.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]48. Sugar can cause toxemia during pregnancy.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]49. Sugar can contribute to eczema in children.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]50. Sugar can cause cardiovascular disease.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]51. Sugar can impair the structure of DNA[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]52. Sugar can change the structure of protein.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]53. Sugar can make our skin age by changing the structure of collagen.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]54. Sugar can cause cataracts.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]55. Sugar can cause emphysema.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]56. Sugar can cause atherosclerosis.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]57. Sugar can promote an elevation of low density lipoproteins (LDL).[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]58. High sugar intake can impair the physiological homeostasis of many systems in the body.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]59. Sugar lowers the enzymes ability to function.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]60. Sugar intake is higher in people with Parkinson’s disease.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]61. Sugar can cause a permanent altering the way the proteins act in the body.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]62. Sugar can increase the size of the liver by making the liver cells divide.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]63. Sugar can increase the amount of liver fat.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]64. Sugar can increase kidney size and produce pathological changes in the kidney.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]65. Sugar can damage the pancreas.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]66. Sugar can increase the body's fluid retention.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]67. Sugar is enemy #1 of the bowel movement.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]68. Sugar can cause myopia (nearsightedness).[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]69. Sugar can compromise the lining of the capillaries.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]70. Sugar can make the tendons more brittle.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]71. Sugar can cause headaches, including migraine.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]72. Sugar plays a role in pancreatic cancer in women.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]73. Sugar can adversely affect school children's grades and cause learning disorders..[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]74. Sugar can cause an increase in delta, alpha, and theta brain waves.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]75. Sugar can cause depression.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]76. Sugar increases the risk of gastric cancer.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]77. Sugar and cause dyspepsia (indigestion).[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]78. Sugar can increase your risk of getting gout.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]79. Sugar can increase the levels of glucose in an oral glucose tolerance test over the ingestion of complex carbohydrates.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]80. Sugar can increase the insulin responses in humans consuming high-sugar diets compared to low sugar diets. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]81 High refined sugar diet reduces learning capacity.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]82. Sugar can cause less effective functioning of two blood proteins, albumin, and lipoproteins, which may reduce the body’s ability to handle fat and cholesterol.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]83. Sugar can contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]84. Sugar can cause platelet adhesiveness.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]85. Sugar can cause hormonal imbalance; some hormones become underactive and others become overactive.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]86. Sugar can lead to the formation of kidney stones.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]87. Sugar can lead to the hypothalamus to become highly sensitive to a large variety of stimuli.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]88. Sugar can lead to dizziness.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]89. Diets high in sugar can cause free radicals and oxidative stress.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]90. High sucrose diets of subjects with peripheral vascular disease significantly increases platelet adhesion.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]91. High sugar diet can lead to biliary tract cancer.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]92. Sugar feeds cancer.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]93. High sugar consumption of pregnant adolescents is associated with a twofold increased risk for delivering a small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infant.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]94. High sugar consumption can lead to substantial decrease in gestation duration among adolescents. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]95. Sugar slows food's travel time through the gastrointestinal tract.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]96. Sugar increases the concentration of bile acids in stools and bacterial enzymes in the colon. This can modify bile to produce cancer-causing compounds and colon cancer.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]97. Sugar increases estradiol (the most potent form of naturally occurring estrogen) in men.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]98. Sugar combines and destroys phosphatase, an enzyme, which makes the process of digestion more difficult.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]99. Sugar can be a risk factor of gallbladder cancer.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]100. Sugar is an addictive substance.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]101. Sugar can be intoxicating, similar to alcohol.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]102. Sugar can exacerbate PMS.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]103. Sugar given to premature babies can affect the amount of carbon dioxide they produce.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]104. Decrease in sugar intake can increase emotional stability. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]105. The body changes sugar into 2 to 5 times more fat in the bloodstream than it does starch.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]106. The rapid absorption of sugar promotes excessive food intake in obese subjects.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]107. Sugar can worsen the symptoms of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]108. Sugar adversely affects urinary electrolyte composition.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]109. Sugar can slow down the ability of the adrenal glands to function.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]110. Sugar has the potential of inducing abnormal metabolic processes in a normal healthy individual and to promote chronic degenerative diseases.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]111.. I.Vs (intravenous feedings) of sugar water can cut off oxygen to the brain.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]112. High sucrose intake could be an important risk factor in lung cancer.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]113. Sugar increases the risk of polio.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]114. High sugar intake can cause epileptic seizures.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]115. Sugar causes high blood pressure in obese people.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]116. In Intensive Care Units, limiting sugar saves lives.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]117. Sugar may induce cell death.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]118. Sugar can increase the amount of food that you eat.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]119. In juvenile rehabilitation camps, when children were put on a low sugar diet, there was a 44% drop in antisocial behavior.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]120. Sugar can lead to prostrate cancer.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]121. Sugar dehydrates newborns.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]122. Sugar increases the estradiol in young men. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]123. Sugar can cause low birth weight babies.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]124. Greater consumption of refined sugar is associated with a worse outcome of schizophrenia[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]125. Sugar can raise homocysteine levels in the blood stream. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]126. Sweet food items increase the risk of breast cancer. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]127. Sugar is a risk factor in cancer of the small intestine. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]128. Sugar may cause laryngeal cancer.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]129. Sugar induces salt and water retention. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]130. Sugar may contribute to mild memory loss. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]131. As sugar increases in the diet of 10 years olds, there is a linear decrease in the intake of many essential nutrients.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]132. Sugar can increase the total amount of food consumed.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]133. Exposing a newborn to sugar results in a heightened preference for sucrose relative to water at 6 months and 2 years of age.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]134. Sugar causes constipation.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]135. Sugar causes varicous veins.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]136. Sugar can cause brain decay in prediabetic and diabetic women.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]137. Sugar can increase the risk of stomach cancer. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]138. Sugar can cause metabolic syndrome.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]139. Sugar ingestion by pregnant women increases neural tube defects in embryos.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]140. Sugar can be a factor in asthma. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]141. The higher the sugar consumption the more chances of getting irritable bowel syndrome.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]142. Sugar could affect central reward systems.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]143. Sugar can cause cancer of the rectum.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]144. Sugar can cause endometrial cancer. [/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]145. Sugar can cause renal (kidney) cell carcinoma.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]146. Sugar can cause liver tumors.[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]By Nancy Appleton, Ph.D.[/FONT][FONT=&quot][/FONT]​
    [FONT=&quot] [/FONT]
  2. Ndachuwa

    Ndachuwa JF-Expert Member

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    Tomorrow I will start to take coffee with no sugar
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    ExpertBroker JF-Expert Member

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    take it with honey
  4. sam2000

    sam2000 JF-Expert Member

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    Hiyo kitu mie nimeachana nayo two months ago! I had a hunch it add no value to my health now you have confirmed!
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    Smarty JF-Expert Member

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    acheni mambo yenu sie sugar tunagonga kama kawa zikifika kilo nilizopangiwa kula nikiwa hai ntaacha.. Ebo!