• Julian Simpson

Are there any benefits to quitting sugar?

Updated: Jun 5

The average person in the western world has 17 teaspoons of sugar a day! Which is DOUBLE, thats right DOUBLE, the recommended amount from multiple health organisations



The world health organisation recommends NO MORE than 50g a day of sugar

Types of sugars are

Dextrose

Fructose

Galactose

Glucose

Lactose

Maltose

Sucrose

Maltodextrin

High-Fructose Corn Syrup

Corn syrup

Caramel syrup


Heres a little cheat, if it ends in -ose, it is a SUGAR


Benefits of quitting sugar


1- Research shows that too much sugar and fat can impair brain function

2- No sugar means lower blood pressure

3- Helps prevent diabeties

4- Over time you will have less cravings

5- Less chances of getting sick as foods with sugar weaken the immune system

6- More energy! high sugar diets make us sluggish and can be linked with depression



reference

Sugar intake from sweet food and beverages, common mental disorder and depression: prospective findings from the Whitehall II study

Anika Knüppel, Martin J. Shipley, Clare H. Llewellyn & Eric J. Brunner

Scientific Repor

  1. Diet-Induced Cognitive Deficits: The Role of Fat and Sugar, Potential Mechanisms and Nutritional Interventions

  2. by 📷Jessica E. Beilharz,📷Jayanthi Maniam and📷Margaret J. Morris *

  3. Department of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, UNSW Australia, UNSW Sydney 2052, Australia

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