Hidden Sugars

Fri, June 14, 2013

Hidden Sugars

 

May not be listed on label of these items:

Bouillon cubes

Breading for fried or baked poultry and

   meat

Canned and frozen vegetables

Cigarettes

Convenience foods

Cottage cheese

Dry roasted nuts

Frozen and canned entrées

Gravies

Instant coffee

Instant tea

Ketchup

Luncheon meats

Mixes to stretch chopped beef

Peanut butter

Potato chips

Salad dressings

Soups

Weiners (frankfurters)

 

How sugar affects your health:

Sugar on labels appears under many names:

All words that end with “ose”

Brown sugar

Corn syrup

Corn syrup solids

Dextrose

Fructose

Glucose

High-fructose corn syrup

Honey

Malt syrup

Maltodextrin

Mannitol

Maple syrup

Molasses

Raw sugar

Sorbitol

Sorghum

Sucrose

Turbinado

Xylitol

 

§  Suppresses the immune system, making you more prone to infection

§  Upsets the body’s mineral balance, leading to osteoporosis

§  Causes hyperactivity, anxiety, concentration difficulties, and crankiness

§  Contributes to cancer of the breast, ovaries, prostate, pancreas, and colon

§  Affects blood sugar levels, weakening the pancreas, and leading to diabetes

§  Causes cataracts and leads to myopia (near sightedness)

§  Speeds the aging process

§  Increases risk of Alzheimer’s disease

§  Promotes tooth decay and leads to periodontal disease

§  Contributes to weight gain and obesity

§  Increases the risk of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

§  Causes arthritis

§  Leads to asthma

§  Causes headaches, including migraines

§  Causes depression

§  Causes hormonal imbalance

§  Causes yeast overgrowth in the intestine (candidiasis)

§  Leads to the formation of gallstones and kidney stones

§  Contributes to appendicitis

§  Interferes with protein absorption

§  Contributes to eczema in children

§  Causes cardiovascular disease

§  Increases blood pressure


Sugar not good to say the least but I know it tastes good and is fun to experiment with and all the delicacies it allows us.

To your Health and Wellness


Heather



Posted by Heather on Fri, June 14, 2013 at 07:35 AM

Tags: BalanceDietLife-styleNutritionwell-being


 

 

 

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