August 2011

Dying a Sweet Death

It is no longer a secret or even a shock to most people that refined sugar causes weight gain and is one of the leading causes of obesity in the world. Sugar is also extremely addictive (causing feeling of highs and lows in the body similar to most drugs).  And the negative side effects are just as bad as drugs, if not worse.

Toxins in a Little Blue, Pink, and Yellow Packet

Many times when people decide to give up sugar, they quickly resort to artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners are definitely not the answer! Sorbitol, saccharin, aspartame and sucralose are actually worse for you than sugar itself. All of these artificial sweeteners have been linked to cancer, tumors, and obesity. Yes, artificial sweeteners cause weight gain by disrupting your body's natural hormones.