Sugar is a highly refined chemical product. Brown sugar is simply sucrose with the addition of a small amount of molasses. As soon as we eat sugar it depresses our immune system, leaving us more vulnerable to colds and flus.
Sugar is very acidifying. A body that is overly acidic is prone to inflammation, illness and disease.
Sugar also contributes to the blues by spiking our glycemic levels way up.
And you know what they say...
"What goes up, must come down."
So... after eating sugar, you’ll experience low energy, fatigue and even depression, which may cause you to reach for more sugar or coffee for a boost. A sugar addiction quickly results.
Yes. It’s an addiction, with many similarities to alcoholism. In fact, alcohol is simply fermented sugar!