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The secrets about sugar you did not know and how to eat and stay healthy while eating sugar. See http://www.sitayaliwellness.com for more tips and health recipes

The secrets about sugar you did not know and how to eat and stay healthy while eating sugar. See http://www.sitayaliwellness.com for more tips and health recipes

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Tips:   Sugar and Health secrets and tips Tips: Sugar and Health secrets and tips Presentation Transcript

    • Suffering from the
    • SUGAR BLUES?
  • What is Sugar?
    • Sugar is a carbohydrate that occurs naturally in foods such grains, beans, vegetables, and fruit.
    • Glucose is the fuel for all body cells.
    When sugar is digested it becomes glucose
  • 2 Types of Carbohydrates Simple Complex
    • Contain short chains of sugar. These carbs are broken down and digested very quickly .
    • They enter the bloodstream immediately after they are ingested causing a rapid rush in glucose levels.
    SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES
    • Have very few minerals and vitamins
    • Most simple carbohydrates are highly processed
    • Food that contains refined sugar .
    Features of Simple Carbohydrates
  • Examples
    • Fruits
    They are high in fiber which helps slow digestion and also limits the amount of sugar that flows into the cells
  • Examples
    • Bread made with white flour
    Fruit juice Candy Candy Cake
  • Examples
    • All baked goods made with white flour
    Pasta made with white flour Soda Most packaged cereals
  • COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES
    • The body processes the complex carbohydrates by breaking the long chains into smaller chains of sugars.
    They are composed of long chains of sugars.
  • COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES
    • providing long- lasting energy.
    slowly releasing glucose into the bloodstream.
  • Examples
    • wheat pasta
    Whole grains vegetables whole grain breads legumes brown rice
  • HISTORY OF SUGAR CONSUMPTION IN USA
    • In 1689 the first sugar refinery was built in New York City.
  • HISTORY OF SUGAR CONSUMPTION IN USA
    • In 1699 individual consumption had reached 4 pounds a year.
  • HISTORY OF SUGAR CONSUMPTION IN USA
    • In 2010 the average American consumed more than “ 100 Pounds ” of sugar and sweeteners per year.
  • Like heroin, cocaine and caffeine, sugar is an addictive, destructive drug, yet we consume it daily in everything from cigarettes to bread. -William Dufty, author of Sugar Blues.
    • ...creates a desire for more .
    Sugar qualifies as an addictive substance for two reasons: Eating even a small amount...
  • Suddenly quitting causes withdrawal symptoms such as: Headaches Cravings Mood Swings Fatigue
  • What is Hypoglycemia?
  • Low glucose levels in the blood
  • How is it triggered?
  • You have to go up before you go down
  •  
  • Consume an excess amount of refined sugar, even once. the pancreas secretes too much insulin in response to the rapid rise in blood sugar (Hyperglycemia). then crash to abnormally low levels of glucose, starving the body cells of needed fuel (Hypoglycemia)
  • What Insulin does?
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  • Insulin act as a gatekeeper, allowing the proper amount of glucose into the cells to be utilized as fuel.
  • Symptoms of Hypoglycemia Faintness Anxiety Hunger Dizziness
  • The Vicious Cycle of Sugar
  • eat process Sugar feel the rush crash
  • What is Diabetes?
  • Is a condition where the pancreas is unable to produce insulin .
  • What is Diabetes Type II?
  • the pancreas still capable of producing insulin , but the cells in the body are less responsive.
  • Diabetes type II Hypoglycemia
  • What to do when cravings occur?
  • avocado A healthy choice like baby carrots celery grape tomatoes raw hummus
  • fruit Eat sweet foods like: Squash tubers roots grains
  • THANK YOU!