Do you know that refined sugar is an immune system suppressant? In fact, the single most destructive thing we can place into our body, with regards to the immune system, is refined sugar! Sugar ingested impacts the immune response and if reduced can help increase the body’s ability to resist common body system invaders such as common colds and flu. As the blood sugar goes up it causes the activity of the defensive team to slow down and become sluggish.
THE EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE
DD Researchers through a study were able to prove that; sugar ingestion interferes with defense activities, after the ingestion of simple sugars, the rate of defensive response activity measured from the blood neutrophils was significantly reduced as opposed to when fasting.
OTHER IMPACTS OF REFINED SUGAR TO THE BODY SYSTEM
Excessive intake of sugar affects our body system adversely in varied ways such as increase in: acne breakouts; addiction to drugs and caffeine; alcoholism; allergies; anxiety; behavioral problems; binge eating; bloating; bone loss; candidiasis; depression; difficulty concentrating; eczema; edema; emotional problems; fatigue; increase in food cravings; hormonal problems; hyperactivity; insomnia; menstrual difficulties; mental illness; mood swings; premature aging; psoriasis; diabetes e.t.c
It also contributes to the current epidemic of heart diseases especially due to increased weight, obesity, and problems related to those conditions.
It decreases cognitive or intellectual function, especially in children.
Reduce your refined sugar intake starting now!