The Shocking Truth about Sugar

There is a shocking ingredient that is being added to food everywhere that is the number one culprit for wobbly bellies and dimply thighs.

It makes you cranky, tired, disrupts your sleep and slows fat loss.

You may even be willingly adding this ingredient to your own favourite coffee or tea every day…

You may also be consuming so much of this ingredient without even realising it.

What is this Ingredient?

Now when I say SUGAR – I mean ADDED Sugars and Artificial Sweeteners

You see there is a massive difference between sugar found in food naturally,

and the sugar that is added to food to sweeten it.

Naturally occurring sugars are the essential sugars your body needs and are mostly found in fruit, vegetables and grains.

As long as your daily diet is balanced in macro nutrients, your body will welcome naturally occurring sugar found in the likes of fruit, vegetables and grains as an efficient source of fuel for your body to give you more energy.

So your daily 2-3 serves of fruit along with your 4-8 cups of vegetables a day will be a good amount of naturally occurring sugar that your body will appreciate, meet your sweet requirements and allow you to reach your fast fat loss goals with balance.

So the Good news is – you do not need to QUIT sugar (that occurs naturally in food).

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But you do need to QUIT

ADDED SUGARS

Also Know As – Added Sugar

Brown Rice Syrup, Agave Nectar, Agave Syrup, Barley malt, Beer Sugar, Brown Sugar, Buttered Syrup, Cane Sugar, Cane Juice, Cane Juice Crystals, Carob Syrup, Confectioner’s Sugar, Corn Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Corn Sugar, Corn Sweetener, Dextrose Crystalised Fructose, Date Sugar, Dextran, Diatase, Diastatic Malt, Evaporated Cane Juice, Fructose, Fruit Juice, Fruit Juice Concentrate, Glucose, Glucose Solids, Golden Sugar, Golden Syrup, Grape Sugar, Grape Juice Concentrate, Honey, Invert Sugar, Lactose, Malt, Maltose, Maple Syrup, Molasses, Raw Sugar, Refiners Syrup, Sorghum Syrup, Sucanat, Sucrose, Sugar, Turbinado Sugar, Yellow Sugar

FAKE SUGARS – ARTIFICIAL SUGARS

Also Known As – Artificial Sweeteners

Aspartame, Sucralose, Sacchrin, Stevia, Acesulfame, Asesulphame, Cyclamate, – just to name a few

SIDE EFFECTS:

Headaches, Migraines, Depression, Irritability, Phobias, Sever PMS, Epileptic Seizures, Decreased Vision, Hyperactivity, Fibromyalgia chronic fatigue syndrome

SUGAR ALCOHOLS

Also Known As – SUGAR Alcohols

Glycerol, Erythritol, Xylitol, Mannitol, Sorbitol, Isomalt, Glycerin, Maltitol Syrup, Lactitol, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate

SIDE EFFECTS:

Increased Sugar Cravings, Gas and Diarrhoea, Raise In Blood Sugar, Bloating

When you consume the above ADDED sugars to your diet, you are drastically sabotaging your fat loss and results.

Read below for my 5 scary facts about ADDED sugars

Wobbly Belly Shock Number 1: Added Sugar

Added Sugar that is not burned as fuel by your body turns straight into wobbly fat, muffin tops and cellulite on the thighs.

When sugar is added to so many foods in high concentrations, your body can never burn it fast enough to stop sugar being deposited as fat on your body.

Wobbly Belly Shock Number 2: Cravings

When you eat added sugar or artificial sweeteners, your body increases its cravings for MORE sugar.

So even if you feel like you are doing the right thing by dodging sugar by using artificial sweeteners, you end up craving even more sugar.

Even if you are not eating “sugary” foods, you will find that sugar is being added to an astonishing array of foods these days. Including foods you would never think contain added sugar like soup, bread, “healthy” packaged foods and the majority of diet supplements.

Wobbly Belly Shock Number 3: Fancy a Low Fat Muffin?

I checked the ingredients of a Low Fat Muffin from a big chain of muffin stores and found 34g of added sugar in a single Low Fat Muffin.  That’s like drinking a cup of coffee with 6 sugars!

Wobbly Belly Shock Number 4: Sugar in Disguise

Sugar is also being sneaked into foods by using different names for the same thing – Check the list of ingredients on food and if you find any of the following ingredients you have found added sugar: Corn Syrup, Glucose Syrup, Dextrose, Invert Syrup, treacle, fruitrim (fruit juice and brown rice syrup), sugar and Sugar Cane juice.

Have a look at how many ways sugar has been sneaked into this popular diet food.

Wobbly Belly Shock Number 5: What about honey?

Regular sugar is harvested from the sugar cane and processed in a factory to create sugar.  Honey is harvested as pollen from flowers and processed into honey by an army of bees.

Nutritionally, your body does not discriminate between Honey and Sugar.

So yes, honey does count as sugar…

Set Yourself a One Day Sugar Challenge

Your goal is to eliminate all foods and liquids with added sugar or artificial sweeteners for one whole day.

Added sugar, rather than naturally occurring sugar, is the enemy of toned tummies and thighs everywhere.

(Natural sugars in WHOLE fruit and vegetables is okay)

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but, NO foods with ADDED sugar, sweeteners, alcohols etc in the ingredients list

ALSO: The ingredients of a product will list the most used ingredients to make that product first.

So if an ADDED sugar/sweetener/alcohol is listed in the first 3 ingredients, you know it’s super high in added nasty sugars.

REMEMBER: When you eat added sugars or artificial sweeteners, your body increases its cravings for MORE sugar.

You are going to be shocked at where you find ADDED sugar….