Ditch Sugar Temptations!

Ditch Sugar Temptations!

Ditch Sugar Temptations!

Tis‘ the season to be tempted!

I’m passing on ALL THE GOODIES! They are so unhealthy plus I react very poorly to sugar. How about you?

If you are getting tempted and you’re cravings are driving you up a wall, here are some tips to help you conquer the challenges of a tempting season of sweets.

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3 REASONS TO DITCH SUGAR!

3 REASONS TO DITCH SUGAR!

3 Reasons To Ditch Sugar That Might Surprise You!

By Cherie Calbom

Published in WELLNESS

Sugar consumption has risen to an all time high. The average American eats somewhere around 20 teaspoons of sugar every day. However, some people are consuming much more. Some Starbucks may have as much as 25 teaspoons of sugar in one drink, according to Action on Sugar, a British campaign group.

There was a time not that long ago when sugar was mostly in desserts. Now, it’s showing up in everyday foods like peanut butter, marinara sauce, and yogurt. You may have heard that sugar wrecks your teeth, packs on the pounds, and can contribute to diabetes.  But you may not know about other problems that are linked to a sweet tooth.

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DRUNK ON SUGAR?

DRUNK ON SUGAR?

Can It Really Happen?

Did you ever dream it was possible to get drunk on sugar or too many carbs?  One woman did.  Just before this last Christmas she was arrested for DWI, but she had not been drinking.  The charges were dismissed because it was proven that she had a syndrome that “causes substances in the gut to ferment food into ethanol, thereby causing a person’s blood-alcohol level to spike. While the story of food-turning-to-alcohol in the body may seem like a convenient tale for the police, doctors have found the rare condition in multiple patients.”  Dr. Richard Peek told ABC News. “When [yeast] ingest a meal that has a high amount of carbohydrates, they metabolize the carbohydrates into ethanol.”

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