What soda's doing to your body! November 02, 2009 3:39 PM
This article came out today. Here's an excerpt:
Most soft drinks contain a high amount of simple sugars. The USDA
recommendation of sugar consumption for a 2,000-calorie diet is a daily
allotment of 10 teaspoons of added sugars. Many soft drinks contain more than this amount!
why is too much sugar so unhealthy? Well, to start, let's talk about
what happens to you as sugar enters your body. When you drink sodas
that are packed with simple sugars, the pancreas is called upon to
produce and release insulin, a hormone that empties the sugar in your
blood stream into all the tissues and cells for usage. The result of
overindulging in simple sugar is raised insulin levels. Raised blood
insulin levels beyond the norm can lead to depression of the immune
system, which in turn weakens your ability to fight disease.
Read more here: http://bit.ly/3feHz4
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