Sugar has a variety of destructive effects on our bodies and can disrupt proper functioning of the nervous system, endocrine system, metabolic system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal system and immune system, attacking the organs of liver, kidneys, colon and pancreas.

Following are a list of symptoms experienced from ingesting too much sugar (excerpt from article The Hidden Dangers of Sugar Addiction, on http://www.holistichelp.net):

  • depression
  • mood swings
  • irritability
  • depletion of mineral levels
  • hyperactivity
  • anxiety or panic attacks
  • chromium deficiency
  • depletion of the adrenal glands
  • type 2 diabetes
  • hypoglycemia
  • obesity
  • candida overgrowth
  • high cholesterol
  • insomnia
  • decreased immune function
  • high blood pressure
  • heart disease
  • asthma
  • fibromyalgia
  • cancer
  • chronic fatigue
  • inflammation
  • headaches
  • acne & skin Irritation
  • aching limbs

Sugar Content of Common Food Products

(excerpt from http://summertomato.com/shocking-sugar-content-of-common-food-products/)

1. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut …………………………………………………10 g

2. Luna Bar berry almond ……………………………………………………………………………11 g

3. Froot Loops breakfast cereal 3/4 cup ……………………………………………………12 g

4. Ben &…

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