Why is WHITE SUGAR BAD for you? Plus HEALTHY SWEETENER alternatives!

Why is WHITE SUGAR BAD for you? Plus HEALTHY SWEETENER alternatives!


Did you know that Sugar depresses the immune system immediately after consumption?  Sugar is also thought to cause chronic inflammation and weight gain.   Blood sugar levels jump high after eating white sugar. Sugar is also thought be linked to obesity and then type 2 diabetes.

There is a significant relationship between added sugars and cardiovascular disease. The more sugar someone eats, the more likely they are to have heart disease. Sugar has also been shown to have a link to cancer.

Those who ate more sugar were more likely to have cancer in the small intestine and esophagus. They were also more likely to have secondary cancers where the cancer cells have spread to other parts of the body.

When sugar is refined the sugar cane plant is stripped of all its natural components except the sucrose.  The sucrose is concentrated into table sugar.  Sugar is an empty food that gives us nothing healthy, also it is a toxic poison which helps to cause many physical and emotional ailments.

There are many sugar alternatives which are better that white sugar.

Sorghum syrup and maple syrup both have high mineral content which may be a slightly better alternative than white sugar.

Xylitol and Stevia are neither sugar or alcohol. These are both good examples of a no-calorie sweeteners which are a better artificial sweeteners.

Honey – especially RAW HONEY has many health benefits. Raw honey has awesome nutritional value, plus, it tastes great! Honey is a great way to move your family over to healthier sweet choices. Monk Fruit is a small tropical melon native to Southeast Asia- also a good alternative sweetener.


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