The Sugar Beast

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The U.S. is now a nation of sugar-aholics. Learn the consequences of this epidemic addiction -- diabetes, obesity, asthma, ADD, and more. Learn how and why you want to tame the Sugar Beast!

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The Sugar Beast

  1. 1. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It! the sugar beast
  2. 2. SUGAR from soda & other sweetened beverages is the #1 source of calories in the American diet . -- USDA Research Center at Tufts University Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It! Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford
  3. 3. The average American consumes more than 33 teaspoons of refined SUGAR per day. Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It! Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford
  4. 4. Since 1983, ADDED sugar in processed foods has increased by more than 30% . Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It! Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford
  5. 5. The AVERAGE soda contains 12 teaspoons of refined sugar — usually in the form of high fructose corn syrup. Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It! Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford
  6. 6. The AVERAGE American drinks 2.5 sodas per day — the average teenage boy drinks 3-4 sodas per day. Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It! Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford
  7. 7. ONE SODA or sweetened beverage per day increases the risk of obesity in children by 60% . -- The Lancet Soda Sweetened Beverage ~ * ~ Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It! Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford
  8. 8. The prevalence of ASTHMA increased by 75% from 1980-1994 . -- U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  9. 9. Poor eating habits, especially consumption of candy, SODA & other sugary foods, can cause asthma . -- Dr. Sonja Kierstein, Nestle Research Ctr. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  10. 10. TYPE 2 diabetes — a largely sugar-related illness —increased 70% among those 30-39 years from 1990-1998. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  11. 11. TYPE 2 diabetes was previously known as adult onset diabetes because it rarely struck those under 50 . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  12. 12. Type 2 diabetes is now in EPIDEMIC proportions among our children . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  13. 13. The C.D.C. predicts that more than 1 in 3 children born in the year 2000 will become DIABETIC . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  14. 14. For those who are black or Hispanic , the estimate is closer to HALF . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  15. 15. … the medical community is not equipped to handle such an ONSLAUGHT .   Associated Press -- June 15, 2003 Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  16. 16. Elevated BLOOD SUGAR can increase women’s risk of pancreatic, skin, urinary tract, womb & breast cancer . -- Journal of Diabetes Care Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  17. 17. It’s very easy to REDUCE blood sugar levels with a healthy diet high in fruits & vegetables . -- World Cancer Research Fund Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  18. 18.   There isn’t any condition in the body that can’t be improved by improving the quality & reducing the QUANTITY of sweets in your diet. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  19. 19. SUGAR comes in a variety of different forms . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  20. 20. White SUGAR , high fructose corn syrup & other refined sugars are the most harmful to your body . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  21. 21. High fructose corn syrup & other refined sugars are abundant in processed pseudo -foods & beverages… Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  22. 22. High fructose corn syrup & other refined sugars are linked to OBESITY , diabetes, fatigue, & many other adverse health conditions. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  23. 23. REFINED sugars are best kept to special occasions or completely eliminated from your diet. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  24. 24. ASPARTAME & other artificial sweeteners are not good choices either .  Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  25. 25. There are over 92 side effects associated with ASPARTAME —including anxiety, depression, weight gain , and more. -- Dr. Janet Hull, Sweet Poison   Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  26. 26. There are LESS refined, more natural sugars such as turbinado sucanat, rapadura, & others, which are better choices . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  27. 27. And a VARIETY of natural sweeteners such as raw honey , agave, molasses, & maple syrup — which are even healthier choices.  Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  28. 28. LUCKILY , t here are also natural brand processed foods that are made with less refined sugars. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  29. 29. REMEMBER , concentrated sweeteners — even if they’re natural — are still a form of sugar & should be kept to a minimum.   Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  30. 30. STEVIA is a natural herb & one of the best sweeteners as it has little to no effect on blood sugar.  Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  31. 31. But WHOLE fruit is the healthiest choice for a sweet treat . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  32. 32. It’s EASY to cut down on your sugar intake & eliminate refined sugars altogether . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  33. 33. BEWARE of hidden sugars in processed foods & beverages . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  34. 34. When reading INGREDIENTS labels on processed foods , take note that 1 tsp. = 4 grams . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  35. 35. Many SPORTS drinks & fruit drinks contain refined sugar & artificial colorings that are harmful to the body as well. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  36. 36. REMEMBER , beer, wine & other alcoholic beverages are concentrated sugar that can be even more harmful . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  37. 37. REMEMBER , products made with white refined flour such as bread, bagels & pasta, convert to sugar very quickly in your system. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  38. 38. PEOPLE who eat well , look & feel well . Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  39. 39. EAT WELL, & BE WELL — one day, one bite at a time. Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!
  40. 40. Brought to you by: www.KellyHayford.com _______________ Former junk-food junkie turned nutrition & health coach Best-selling Author: Eating-for-Health SlideShare Presentation Copyright © 2009 Kelly Hayford Kelly Hayford, CNC ~ Author: If It’s Not Food, Don’t Eat It!

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