Wednesday, November 5, 2008

78 Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health

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78 Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health

The following is a listing of some of sugar's metabolic consequences from a variety of medical journals and other scientific publications.

1. Sugar can suppress the immune system.

2. Sugar can upset the body's mineral balance.

3. Sugar can cause hyperactivity, anxiety, concentration difficulties, and crankiness in children.

16. Sugar can be a risk factor in gall bladder cancer.

20. Sugar can cause hypoglycemia.

21. Sugar can produce an acidic stomach.

23. Sugar can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.

24. Sugar can speed the aging process, causing wrinkles and grey hair.

25. Sugar can lead to alcoholism.

30. Sugar can cause arthritis

32. Sugar can cause candidiasis (yeast infection).

36. Sugar can cause appendicitis.

48. Sugar can increase systolic blood pressure.

55. Sugar can impair the structure of DNA.

75. Sugar increases bacterial fermentation in the colon.

78. Sugar increases the risk of Alzheimer Disease.

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