THE TRUTH ABOUT SUGAR

 

Why Is Sugar Bad For You?

Sugar is bad for you and it is something you really want to try to stay away from. As delicious as it is, it’s extremely addictive. Sugar is very calorie dense and it is not good for you at all. Not only that, sugar is a key factor in diabetes or conditions that are related to diabetes, such as having high blood fat levels, because sugar is known to spike your blood sugar and your triglycerides which is a high-risk factor for heart disease. We all drink beverages with tons of sugar several times a day with no problem and do not pay attention to the damage that we are doing to ourselves. A can of soda has thirty-two grams of sugar which is six percent of your daily caloric intake. So in one can of soda, there are eight teaspoons of sugar which would equal thirty-two grams and that is definitely way too much sugar, and that is for just one drink. So a big question a lot of people may ask is, what can be used in place of sugar?

There are so many more different flavors and a large variety of beverages that can be made, whether it is a hot or a cold beverage, for weight loss or whether you just want to enjoy a guilt-free cocktail with some friends. You can put some on some sugar-free ice cream to give it added flavor. If you are simply trying to watch your weight and you are trying so hard to avoid table sugar, these are some examples of the different types of drinks that can be made using sugar-free syrup:

  • Hot or cold coffee such as a frosted spiced latte or a fudge brownie mocha.
  • If a cocktail is what you are in the mood for, you can try a fresh agave Margarita or a fresh Melontini.
  • If you are watching your weight, you can opt to try a delicious shake or smoothie such as a Carrot Mango smoothie or a Dreamy Spiced Pumpkin Milkshake.

Sugar is Destroying our Health

There are so many more ways to incorporate sugar-free syrup into your daily diet. They can be added to not only beverages, but it can be added to almost anything. It can be added into your desserts by using the syrup in place of sugar. Also, if you want to avoid giving your kids regular table sugar, this would be a better alternative for your children to consume because it is less toxic than regular sugar. In the world that we live in today, people are so much more focused on their health than ever before. Our foods are loaded with additives and preservatives and it is destroying our health. We need to be mindful of what we are putting into our bodies and try to curb the use of sugar as much as possible.