They call it the legal drug! It is one of the most addictive substances known to man and one of the worst for your health. And when you quit, the benefits will outweigh the “deprivation.”
Just to be clear we are not speaking about all kinds of sugar here, but only processed sugars. Fruit is beneficial for human health and even in large quantities it can not come near to the harm done from processed sugar.
These Are The Benefits Of Quitting Sugar:
1. Your Energy Levels Will Improve
We like to reach for sugary sodas, energy drinks, and sugar filled items when we get the afternoon slump, but they may be the very reason behind our lack of energy. The excess sugar is blocking your body’s ability to keep our energy stores at maximum levels. There will be no more ups an downs, so those afternoon slumps will be a thing of the past.
2. You Will Sleep Better
Processed sugar gives you spikes of energy and spikes of energy lacks, so your sleep might be disturbed. If you cut out sugar you might be surprised to find your sleep habits are getting better. Insomnia will be a thing of that past!
3. You Will Look Younger
Sugar has a great affects on elastin and collagen, the two main skin proteins; it triggers a process known as glycation where sugar binds to protein fibers. This causes the proteins to mutate, creating harmful new molecules advanced glycation end products that accumulate and cause even more damage.
4. Your Weight Will Naturally Stabilize
Eating sugar makes you crave for more sugar. And most sugar is found in high-carb/high-fat foods that have been overly processed and are essentially not even food anymore. Upon giving up sugar you will end up losing weight, you will not have all those extra calories and fat to deal with and you will no longer see the scale fluctuate drastically anymore!
5. You Colon Will Thank You!
Our colon does not like the sugar full diet at all! If you remove excess sugar, you will enable your tummy and bowels to reset the ability to process what you have eaten. You will find yourself going to the bathroom more often, this is a great thing. Your body is regulating!
6. Your Body Will Learn To Become Full Faster
Fructose suppressed the feel full hormone leptin, upon cutting it out, your body will regulate and go back to its appetite maintenance mode.