Studies in humans, almost across the board, have shown that IF is safe and incredibly effective, but really no more effective than any other diet. In addition, many people find it difficult to fast. But a growing body of research suggests that the timing of the fast is key, and can make IF a more realistic, sustainable, and effective approach for weight loss, as well as for diabetes prevention. IF as a weight loss approach has been around in various forms for ages, but was highly popularized in by BBC broadcast journalist Dr.
Artificial sweeteners: sugar-free, but at what cost?
The sugar conspiracy | Sugar | The Guardian
Sugar has a bittersweet reputation when it comes to health. Sugar occurs naturally in all foods that contain carbohydrates, such as fruits and vegetables, grains, and dairy. Consuming whole foods that contain natural sugar is okay. Plant foods also have high amounts of fiber, essential minerals, and antioxidants, and dairy foods contain protein and calcium. Since your body digests these foods slowly, the sugar in them offers a steady supply of energy to your cells.
Medical myths: Does sugar make children hyperactive?
Allison Aubrey. Over the past two years the World Health Organization and the U. Dietary Guidelines have begun urging us to consume no more than 10 percent of our daily calories from added sugar. Drinking more than one sugar-sweetened soda a day can put you over that limit. But a new industry-funded study published in a prominent medical journal questions the evidence used to generate the specific recommendations to limit sugar in our diets.
While we eat, rarely anyone thinks about the dangers in our food. But what if we are wrong to do so? Although people state that something is too sugary or too sweet, we never look at sugar as the cause for our weight-gain or our health problems. Sugar has harmful effects on first world country citizens, such as severe addiction, overeating, obesity, and countless numbers of diseases. To end the deaths and fix the lives of over half the population, healthier diet choices should be enforced.