Sodas, also known as soft drinks are consumed by many individuals who are unaware that one of the biggest causes of inflammation is the ingestion of sugar. Researchers now know that internal inflammation, also known as metabolic syndrome is one of the leading causes of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and many neurological diseases and soft drinks are basically just sugar and water.
Sugar is called many names: dextrose, glucose, fructose, just to name a few, but organic or not, sugar is sugar and it affects blood sugar levels, which in turn affects our health. Excess sugar upsets our body chemistry and the balance our bodies need for maintenance and repair. For example, excess sugar depletes our mineral content, which affects enzymes that are needed for proper digestion.
This eBook also covers the glycemic index and will identify foods you should avoid that cause rapid spikes in blood sugar levels, as well as offers a glycemic food list that will help you make healthier food choices.