Title: Stirring up the Bittersweet Truth: Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners Hook: All sugars can be chemically and physically addictive to the body, sometimes the outcome is not worth the pleasure when it can lead to an early death. Thesis: When it comes to Sugar and artificial sweeteners is one healthier than the other? *** POINT 1: Over consumption of sugar leads to weight gain, obesity, and other health risks. Excessive amounts of artificial sweetener increases appetite which can lead to weigh gain and obesity as well. Subject A, Point 1: In the Sugar Surprise: Dieter’s Dilemma, Beth Mansfield addresses how much sugar the average person consumes in a daily basic.
According to Dana Dovey, "Sugar addiction doesn't just lead to obesity; it affects your heart health, brain function, and even your sex life. "(Dovey, 2015, p. 1) Dovey reported from a study conducted in 2002 by the University of California, Los Angeles that, "Diets high in sugar affected the neuronal and behavioral plasticity associated with a chemical known as brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). This leads to decreased function in the ability to efficiently form new memories and store new information. "(Dovey, 2015, p. 2) Dr. Travis Stork explains the effects of sugars' impact on the organs. The brain, skin, heart, genitals, kidneys, and joints all show to be affected by the consumption of too much sugar.
Well as you know now there is heaps of evidence that sugar is bad for you but it depends on the context. You might ask “if other sugars are so harmful why isn’t fruit sugars”? When eating fruit it has not only fiber it also has water and chewing resistance.this means it takes longer to digest, letting small amounts of fructose into your liver at a time. So will you turn to nature 's candy, fruit or stay with addictive sugar that destroys your body. Remember it’s your life, it 's your choice to give
Now you might be asking yourself what the big deal about eating sugar is, it’s the toxic like affect it has on your body. High sugary diets excessively increase the risk of obesity, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, heart disease, effect hormones and can help contribute to cancer. We don’t need this in our bodies, damaging our health. However, we hit another problem when it comes to avoiding the sugar in the first place. Some sugars are inescapable and are naturally found in food, but it’s the added sugar in everything that is causing the most impairment to
The negative effects portrayed in these researches often forget to mention the health benefits of real whole foods infused with natural sugars. In “The Bitter Truth about Sugar and its Effects on Our Health,” Elizabeth Richards claims sugar is more addictive than cocaine. “Recent research with rats suggests that sugar is addictive and stimulates the brain’s reward centers even more robustly that cocaine” (Richards). The body’s negative response of withdrawal encouraging sugar-free diets can lead to stress, drowsiness and irregular levels of cortisol. This may be a short-term weight loss solution, nonetheless, removing sugar from a diet completely will only generate stronger cravings.
First, too much sugar from sugary drinks or soda can lead to health problems. For example, it can cause obesity, heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and tooth decay. Second, the taxes they’re collecting will help pay for health programs. These health programs can help tell people about the diseases that can harm people, and raise awareness about how sugary drinks can harm people. Robert Lustig a pediatrician says that ”Sugar sweetened
Warning labels should be on soda cans because drinking sugar is worse then eating it in food, and drinking sugary drinks have very harmful effects which can lead to many problems. Warning labels should be on sugary drinks because the label would warn that consuming sugar in liquid form is very bad. Drinking sugar can lead to damaged organs and body parts. Russ Lloyd, author of Yes, explains,”Well, it can rot your teeth and turn your liver into a grotesque lump of scar tissue.” This is important because rotting your teeth makes it hard to eat with no teeth. Damaging your liver is important because without your liver, your body cannot filter the toxins in what you eat.
Eliminating all grains, dairy, processed foods, sugar, and more will most likely lead to weight loss, but it may be a tough plan to follow long term due to the dietary limitations and restrictions. There are several studies on certain aspects of the Paleo Diet. While they may not support all the claims made in the book, they have found that a diet rich in lean protein and plant-based foods can make you feel fuller, control blood sugar levels, and help you lose weight. Is It Good for Certain Conditions? The author claims there are clinical trials that show a paleo diet can lower the risk of heart disease, blood pressure, and inflammation, plus lose weight, reduce acne, and promote optimum health and athletic performance.
Maybe there could be like signs everywhere saying eat healthier and if people were more aware of how much sugar they consume a day, and how much it can affect your body, people might stop. Hopefully people will start becoming aware and eating more things with less sugar. I would like to try and experiment with sugar by maybe, boiling it and seeing how much sugar is actually how much sugar we
First of all one reason that there should be warning labels on sugary drinks is because sugary drinks are very unhealthy to be consuming a lot of and could have several different diseases such as diabetes, heart attacks, obesity, liver damage, ext. "Obesity is the most common to occur from abusing sugary beverages." ( Lloyd, 2014) Since sugary drinks can be deadly and cause diseases plus are very unhealthy it would be a good idea to put warning labels on the containers to let the consumers know these things, to let the people know that abusing added sugar they could become obese, unhealthy, and/or have organ problems such heart attacks or large amounts of sugar cause liver fat. Obesity can be caused because added sugar is highly fattening. Sugary beverages are also the easiest way to consume excessive amounts of fructose says Joe Leech in his article " 13 ways that sugary soda is bad for your health" Sugar is added to so many of the foods we eat