In today’s world, sugar is viewed as toxic and harmful to the human body. Although true when consumed without moderation, sugar is extremely vital to one’s overall well-being. With the media encouraging sugar-restrictive diets, Americans are misled into believing this sweet substance is the enemy and eliminating it is the solution for reaching weight loss goals. However, this is not the case. Sugar, through the consumption of natural and unprocessed foods, is essential in order to sustain optimal fitness.
The problem here is; we are all so oblivious to considerable amount of sugar we are consuming, not to mention how toxic the effects of sugar really are to us. Jamie Oliver, a world renowned British chef, set out to make people aware of how destructive this sweet little drug is to us by creating a documentary called Sugar Rush. After you watch this, it makes you think twice about just how disgraceful the world’s sugar addiction is and how taxing it is on your welfare.
“Males who are not selected for breeding are castrated and called “steers”. To castrate the males, a knife is used to cut the scrotum and the testicles are removed. In the process, the “steer” loses a significant amount of blood. The pain is excruciating, considering that the tissues contain numerous nerves and blood vessels, and anesthetics are considered an unnecessary expense.” Breeding is supposed to be a natural occurrence but now, breeders can take one bull (male) and impregnate thousands of other cows. “Cattle” spend the first 6-8 months of their lives grazing.
In this presentation, based solely on research, I’m going to tell you what you should be drinking less of and why, plus give you tips on how to make quitting easier. The most popular name brand sodas: Coca-Cola, Sprite, Dr. Pepper, Fanta, Pepsi, ect. have too much sugar to be consumed as beverages. The outrageous amount of sugar, typically 39g-72g, resembles more of a dessert or a special treat than an everyday drink. According to the American Heart Association, women should consume less than 25g and men less than 36g of sugar per day.
Guadalupe explained that you just have to know what to eat. That these things that people say about feeling weak are not true because she feels much better without animal products. The only vitamin she doesn’t receive correctly is the vitamin B12, which she takes via oral so there’s no problem with
Because the prices are a huge different, those of low income tend to buy the cheaper, non-nutritional food. Therefore, the movie claims that income is the main reason of obesity. Both mediums opens reader’s minds of how harmful fast foods can be. Personally, I think it is frustrating to know that no action has been taken by any party to stabilize the price of foods. The government is supposed to encourage the citizens to eat healthy food; and to do that is by helping stabilize the
Finally, Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA), otherwise termed as Omega 3s, are extremely important for the proper growth of your brain. A deficiency in DHA can negatively impact cognitive performance. Although Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) which can be found in Flax seed oil, a popular supplement among non-meat eaters, is able to be converted into DHA; the process is found to be a widely ineffective in the human body. The best source of Omega 3s are fatty fish, hence, most vegans and vegetarians will have a DHA deficiency. Along with all these drawbacks, who will actually convert to Veganism, and will they really make a difference if they do?
Can you imagine being impregnated then once you give birth your newborn is taken away so it does not drink your milk that was for them in the first place? Horrific isn't it? Well, that is what the cows go through on the farms. But that is not it. If it is a male cow its throat is slit and is “beef”.
Due to an unloving household, Ruth, Milkman’s mother breastfed him longer than usual, thinking this was the only way to keep them connected and thus allowing someone to pay attention to her. During one of their daily breastfeeding, Freddie, the town messenger, oversees one the encounter and says, “He’d found the phrase he’d been searching for. “A milkman. That’s what you got here, Miss. Rufie.
When your body digests too much sucrose sugar, it is very bad for your body because most of it does not contain any nutrients such as protein, vitamins or minerals (too much glucose and fructose is bad for your body too, they just contain healthy substances). This causes the food to be mostly converted into fat, which can cause obesity and heart disease. A good amount of fat is healthy because your body needs a certain amount of it to function correctly, but when too much sugar is consumed, then too much fat is gained, this causes serious health issues. I found this topic interesting because I like learning about the body and how to take care of it. What to eat and what not to eat, and how that affects us in the long run is also very fascinating.