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Almost Everyone Eats it, But it's a "Breeding Ground" for Disease

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  • According to Dr. Robert Lustig, one of the leading experts on childhood obesity, sugar is a poison, responsible for obesity along with chronic and lethal diseases
  • Recent research shows that fructose can activate taste cells found on your pancreas, a reaction that can increase your body’s secretion of insulin and raise your risk of type 2 diabetes
  • Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are a complex group of compounds formed when sugar reacts with amino acids. Glycation is one of the major molecular mechanisms whereby damage accrues in your body, which leads to disease and aging
  • As a standard recommendation to limit glycation, I strongly advise keeping your TOTAL fructose consumption below 25 grams per day

By Dr. Mercola

Evidence is mounting that sugar is the primary factor causing not just obesity, but also many chronic and lethal diseases.


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