Our lives are literally consumed by the effects of sugar, read the detrimental effects of sugar below. Step one is eliminate sugar in your diet. Day 1 and 2 I dropped 2 pounds and most importantly I FEEL BETTER. I know this will have a positive effect on my golf game. Tomorrow I’ll share with you what I’m eating, and what I feel are the best TPI exercises to get you on track for 2011.

More tomorrow read below!!


Detrimental Effects of Sugar

Increases the risk of just about every major disease:

  • Sugar is an addictive substance.
  • Sugar can suppress the immune system.
  • Sugar contributes to a weakened defense against bacterial infection.
  • Sugar can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.
  • Sugar can cause cardiovascular disease.
  • Sugar can increase blood platelet adhesiveness which increases risk of blood clots and strokes.
  • Sugar can cause atherosclerosis.
  • Cancer Feeds on sugar.
  • Sugar can contribute to weight gain and obesity.
  • Sugar can speed the aging process.
  • Sugar can cause free radical formation.
  • Sugar can contribute to diabetes.
  • Sugar can cause a decrease in insulin sensitivity.
  • Sugar can produce a significant rise in triglycerides.
  • Sugar can increase total cholesterol.
  • Sugar can reduce helpful high density cholesterol (HDLs).
  • Sugar can promote an elevation of harmful cholesterol (LDLs).
  • Sugar can cause hypertension.
  • Sugar can cause hypoglycemia.
  • Sugar can cause kidney damage.
  • Sugar can upset the body’s mineral balance.
  • Sugar interferes with absorption of calcium and magnesium.
  • Sugar may lead to chromium deficiency.
  • Sugar can cause copper deficiency.
  • Sugar can promote tooth decay.
  • Sugar can produce an acidic stomach.
  • Sugar can raise adrenaline levels in children.
  • Sugar can lead to periodontal disease.
  • High intake of sugar increases the risk of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
  • Sugar leads to decreased glucose tolerance.
  • Sugar can worsen the symptoms of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
  • Sugar can increase systolic blood pressure.
  • Sugar causes food allergies.
  • Sugar can contribute to eczema in children.
  • Sugar can overstress & damage the pancreas.
  • Sugar can compromise the lining of the capillaries.
  • Sugar can increase the amount of fat in the liver.
  • Sugar can cause hormonal imbalance.
  • Sugar greatly assists the uncontrolled growth of Candida Albicans (yeast infections).
  • Sugar can exacerbate PMS.
  • Sugar can slow down the ability of the adrenal glands to function
  • Sugar can cause headaches, including migraines.
  • Can make it difficult to lose weight because of constantly high insulin levels, which causes the body to store excess carbs as fat.
  • Sugar increases bacterial fermentation in the colon.
  • In juvenile rehabilitation camps, when children were put on a low sugar diet, there was a 44% drop in antisocial behavior.

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