Posted by: randyhaaggolf | January 20, 2011

GOLF AND SUGAR

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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