Bitter truth about sugar
Many people know that too much sugar is bad for them, but that does not stop them from eating more sugar.
The problem is that most people do not know why sugar is “bad” and that the substance is very addictive.
Free sugars means added sugars, such as sucrose or table sugar, as well as natural sugars in honey, syrups, fruit juices and fruit concentrates.” The World Health Organization recommends six teaspoons (25 g) per day.
India has the highest number of adults with type 2 diabetes in the world. According to the estimates of the International Diabetes Federation, there are 72 million cases of diabetes in India. By 2045, this number is expected to more than double. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes is now the seventh leading cause of death in the world.
By adding sugar to most foods, the food industry has increased the dependence on sugar. Processed foods, such as ketchup, yogurt and oats, are fortified with sugar. When excess sugar is consumed, the brain releases too much of the reward hormone, which makes parts of the brain insensitive to that substance. Over time, we have to consume large amounts of sugar to feel good. However, this “good feeling” takes only 15 to 40 minutes and inevitably is accompanied by an accident. Then, sugar causes the cycles of the devil of intense longings that many of us struggle during the day.
In this way, excessive consumption of sugar is associated with neurological problems such as depression, anxiety, dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease. Sugar also changes memory and learning by literally reducing the brain.
Rising rate of Obesity in the world is the result of excessive sugar in different forms. Drinking sodas, fruit juices full of fructose are more harmful for body. Excessive fructose intake leads to resistance to leptin, hunger regulating harmone,which guides your body to stop eating. It results in overweight and many other associated diseases. High sugar diet is associated with increased risk of death by heart disease.