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The Harsh Reality Of ‘Sweet’

  • by Matt Jennings
  • February 27, 2017
Sugar leads to insulin resistance Sugar promotes inflammation in the body Sugar can lead to weight gain Sugar contributes to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. In fact, our livers process fructose very similarly to the way they process ethanol. Lustig calls fructose “alcohol without the buzz.” Sugar appears to act like fertilizer for cancer cells Sugar/High […]Read More >>
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How Sugar Makes Us Fat

  • by Matt Jennings
  • October 2, 2016
  This post is from my blog on a former site SHIFTXTR.COM May 27th, 2009 Fat plays by some pretty specific rules. Let’s go over some of the important roles both sugar and insulin play in getting us fat . 1. In humans, insulin is the most potent hormone inhibiting lipolysis (breakdown of fat for use […]Read More >>