August 10, 2017 2 min read

Sugar = Weight Gain!

Sugar and other simple carbohydrates will slow your weight loss because they are quickly digested and absorbed and they will spike your blood sugar, making you hungrier. A spike in your blood sugars will cause you to become hungrier sooner and research shows you will eat much more throughout the day.

 

nutracelle danger of sugar chart inforgraphic

 

56 Dangerous Names For Sugar

  1.  Agave nectar*

  2. Barbados sugar*

  3.  Barley malt

  4. Beet sugar*

  5. Blackstrap molasses*

  6. Brown rice syrup*

  7. Brown sugar*

  8.  Buttered syrup*

  9. Cane juice crystals*

  10.  Cane sugar*

  11.  Caramel*

  12. Carob syrup*

  13. Castor sugar*

  14.  Confectioner’s sugar*

  15. Corn syrup

  16. Corn syrup solids

  17. Crystalline fructose*

  18. Date sugar*

  19. Demerara sugar*

  20. Dextran

  21. Dextrose

  22. Diastatic malt

  23.  Diatase

  24. Ethyl maltol

  25. Evaporated cane juice*

  26. Florida crystals*

  27.  Fructose*

  28. Fruit juice*

  29.  Fruit juice concentrate*

  30. Galactose

  31. Glucose

  32. Glucose solids

  33. Golden sugar*

  34. Golden syrup*

  35. Grape sugar*

  36. High-fructose corn syrup*

  37. Honey*

  38. Icing sugar*

  39. Invert sugar*

  40. Lactose

  41. Malt syrup

  42. Maltose

  43. Maple syrup*

  44. Molasses*

  45. Muscovado sugar*

  46. Organic raw sugar*

  47. Panocha*

  48. Raw sugar*

  49. Refiner’s syrup*

  50. Rice syrup

  51. Sorghum syrup*

  52. Sucrose*

  53. Sugar*

  54. Treacle*

  55. Turbinado sugar*

  56. Yellow sugar*

*Contains fructose. The FDA considers sugar to be any one of the following six compounds: glucose, galactose, fructose, maltose (glucose-glucose), lactose (glucose-galactose), and sucrose (glucose-fructose).

 

Signs of blood sugar imbalance:

 

  • Cravings for sweets, sugar, or bread products. (This is almost a guaranteed sign that your blood sugar is out of balance)
  • Fatigue after eating a meal
  • Getting lightheaded if meals are missed
  • Eating sweets does not relieve the
  • cravings for sweets
  • Depend on coffee to get started or keep yourself going
  • Difficulty losing weight

How to balance your blood sugar: Eat more protein

 

  • Digest more protein (check stomach acid levels to make sure you are digesting properly)
  • Eliminate simple carbohydrates & sugar
  • Eat more good fats and essential fatty acids
  • Eat more fiber

 

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