Sweet Poison

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Sugar is not only considered a highly addictive drug, but it is also a poison.  The dictionary defines as poison as “a substance, that when introduced into or absorbed by a living organism, causes death or injury, especially one that kills by rapid action even in a small quantity.”

Refined sugar is completely depleted of any and all nutrition, so it is dead and lacking vitamins and minerals.  It takes approximately three feet of sugar cane to make only one tablespoon of white sugar!  That means three feet of nutrients and fiber are lost to create one tablespoon of pure, refined carbohydrates or empty calories.

Before you sweeten your coffee or your homemade chocolate chip cookies with this dead, white poison, consider these seven points on how sugar wreaks havoc on your body.

1. Sugar Starves Your Cells of Oxygen

Without the presence of the depleted…

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One thought on “Sweet Poison

  1. Reblogged this on Notes Of Man and commented:
    A good and informative post on sugar. While, granted in moderation it is acceptable, excess is not. All things to be enjoyed with moderation.

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