Here’s the not- so-sweet truth. We are killing ourselves by consuming truckloads of hidden sugar. Sugar is the New Fat!. It turns out it’s sugar, not fat, that makes you sick and overweight.
Sugar in all its forms is the root cause of our obesity epidemic and most of the chronic disease sucking the life out of our citizens and our economy — and, increasingly, the rest of the world. You name it, it’s caused by sugar: heart disease, cancer, dementia, type 2 diabetes, depression, and even acne, infertility and impotence. Did you get that? Even acne
Here’s another shocking fact: Sugar is eight times as addictive as cocaine. Being addicted to sugar and flour is not an emotional eating disorder. It’s a biological disorder, driven by hormones and neurotransmitters that fuel sugar and carb cravings — leading to uncontrolled overeating. This is not a limited phenomenon. It’s the reason nearly 70 percent of Americans and 40 percent of kids are overweight.
Have you been taking a lots of sugar lately, then you will need a detox.
Detoxification is about resting, cleansing and nourishing the body from the inside out. By removing and eliminating toxins, then feeding your body with healthy nutrients, detoxifying can help protect you from disease and renew your ability to maintain optimum health
A proven sugar detox plan could mean the difference between you having an easier time losing weight, eating well, and feeling great or continuing to suffer with candida overgrowth debilitating cravings and packing on pounds of excess fat.
An excess of sugar has been directly or indirectly blamed in numerous research studies for everything from heart disease to behavioral disorders to cognitive issues and of course Type 2 diabetes. Sugar is directly connected to weight gain, and has even been linked to degenerative bones and connective tissue. Sugar is harmful because it causes it’s own cycle of chronic cravings. You don’t lose bone density overnight. You don’t get fat because of one piece of candy. But feed your sugar cravings over a lifetime, and you’ll start to see serious health effects after just a few years.
So if you’ve been gripped by sugar’s deadly claws, you might want to consider this sugar detox recipe;
All you need are:
Pineapple: Rich in vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants which helps in boosting the immune system and aid digestion. This tropical fruit is fat-free, cholesterol-free and despite its sweetness ,is low in calories.
Pumpkin Leaf(Ugu): Has high protein content which help in balancing of hormones,rich in antioxidants that offer immune system and anti-inflammatory benefits. It’s also a high source of dietary fibre that helps in healthy maintenance of the digestive system.
Lemon water: Has a lot of Vitamin C which helps in enhances immunity, aids digestion and detoxification.
Honey: This is optional but can be added. Honey is rich in vitamins and has antiseptic, antioxidants and anticancer properties.
Method of preparation
Get a Blender and blend in your pumpkin leaves. Add chopped pineapples, honey and lemon juice, blend in all together.
Sieve the mixture and viola, enjoy your detox drink.