Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Check Out Our Sponsors
Brought to you by
Hair Loss Forum
Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search

Article on why you should stop worrying about sugar

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Article on why you should stop worrying about sugar

Post  Hairbeback on Wed Jun 15, 2016 1:14 pm

Hey found this article as I felt guilty cause I was craving a sweet snack, I don't eat a lot of sweets, but the craving was large. Maybe try some fruit instead of a piece of cake

http://www.muscleforlife.com/sugar-facts/

What do you guys think he is accurate about sugar?

Hairbeback

Posts : 747
Join date : 2009-04-02

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Article on why you should stop worrying about sugar

Post  imprisoned-radical on Sat Jun 18, 2016 12:23 am

It's always going to vary on an individual basis.

For a while on this forum, many people were talking a lot about Ray Peat, whose recommendation was to increase sugar and dairy intake, and reduce PUFA. However all of these claims are false on some level or another. In particular, none of them is advisable for everyone.

(1) For me, increasing sugar intake has only had negative effects. I increased sugar intake because I figured that there would be no problems if caloric intake matched with caloric expenditure. However this is way too simplistic way to think about it. For example, sugar intake has a big impact on your hormones:

https://www.endocrine.org/news-room/press-release-archives/2010/testosteronedecreasesafteringestionofsugar

Increasing sugar made my concentration worse and I also have noticed more tiredness.

(2) Anyone with gut problems should probably avoid dairy. Since dairy cows are usually pregnant, their milk usually contains powerful estrogens. With a normally functioning intestinal wall and flora, the estrogens are not absorbed.


imprisoned-radical

Posts : 366
Join date : 2011-08-10

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Article on why you should stop worrying about sugar

Post  Delphine on Sun Jul 17, 2016 3:37 pm


Use xylitol. It doesn't have the detrimental effects of refined sugar and in fact has a lot of advantages.

You can make cookies with it, f.e. This is one recipe I use.
http://healthylivinghowto.com/1/post/2012/11/whatssogreataboutxylitol.html

I get xylitol in bulk from xylitolusa.com.
avatar
Delphine

Posts : 1119
Join date : 2011-11-13

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Article on why you should stop worrying about sugar

Post  Hairbeback on Mon Jul 18, 2016 11:51 am



Use xylitol. It doesn't have the detrimental effects of refined sugar and in fact has a lot of advantages.

You can make cookies with it, f.e. This is one recipe I use.
http://healthylivinghowto.com/1/post/2012/11/whatssogreataboutxylitol.html

I get xylitol in bulk from xylitolusa.com.

Interesting will check it out. Funny thing is I just had a piece of cake just before I read this Razz

Hairbeback

Posts : 747
Join date : 2009-04-02

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Article on why you should stop worrying about sugar

Post  Delphine on Mon Jul 18, 2016 3:49 pm

[url= http://chriskresser.com/are-xylitol-sorbitol-and-other-sugar-alcohols-safe-replacements-for-sugar]  http://chriskresser.com/are-xylitol-sorbitol-and-other-sugar-alcohols-safe-replacements-for-sugar [/url]
Hairbeback wrote:


Use xylitol. It doesn't have the detrimental effects of refined sugar and in fact has a lot of advantages.

You can make cookies with it, f.e. This is one recipe I use.
http://healthylivinghowto.com/1/post/2012/11/whatssogreataboutxylitol.html

I get xylitol in bulk from xylitolusa.com.

Interesting will check it out. Funny thing is I just had a piece of cake just before I read this Razz

Some info on xylitol from a blog post I wrote:

http://mizar5.com/xylitolsalvation.html

   Although xylitol tastes and looks exactly like sugar, that is where the similarities end. Xylitol is really sugar's mirror image. While sugar wreaks havoc on the body, xylitol heals and repairs. It also builds immunity, protects against chronic degenerative disease, and has anti-aging benefits. Xylitol is considered a five-carbon sugar, which means it is an antimicrobial, preventing the growth of bacteria. While sugar is acid-forming, xylitol is alkaline enhancing. All other forms of sugar, including sorbitol, another popular alternative sweetener, are six-carbon sugars, which feed dangerous bacteria and fungi.


And here's a summary of benefits from another article on xylitol:
http://www.iprogressivemed.com/misc/xylitol_a_sweet_alternative.pdf

   Summary of Benefits
   Xylitol is a sweet-tasting sugar substitute that has been approved for use in more than 35 countries. Consumption of xylitol is associated with a significant reduction in tooth decay, resulting in fewer cavities and resolution of periodontal disease. Xylitol has been shown to contribute to increased bone density, weight loss, stabilization of blood sugar and lowering of insulin levels. Additional benefits include:

   • Increases energy by enhancing ATP production
   • Increases utilization of fat
   • Replenishes glycogen
   • Anabolic — keeps biosynthetic pathways open
   • Anticatabolic —helps maintain lean muscle mass
   • Antioxidant —generates NADPH, keeping glutathione in an active state
   • Increases endurance
   • Reduces free radical and oxidative damage


The dental benefits are certainly one of the main reasons to consume xylitol rather than refined sugar. We can even brush with it! An in-depth exploration of this can be read at this site dedicated to healing teeth naturally:
http://www.healingteethnaturally.com/rinsing-mouth-brushing-teeth-with-xylitol-sugar.html

Research has also indicated it helps prevent aging of the skin--another example of xylitol as the "mirror image" of refined sugar, which has been shown to promote aging of the skin, through the process known as glycosylation.

Commercially produced xylitol is derived from either birch bark or corncobs. From its name, many assume it must be an artificial chemical concoction, but it occurs naturally in the fibers of many fruits and vegetables. It is produced by our own bodies in the gut, about 5 to 15 grams daily during normal metabolism, with the enzymes to break it down.  Some may experience gastric distress when starting with xylitol, but this tends to pass when the body has adapted.  The health educator Chris Kresser writes:
 http://chriskresser.com/are-xylitol-sorbitol-and-other-sugar-alcohols-safe-replacements-for-sugar

   While sugar alcohols appear to be safe and potentially therapeutic, they are also notorious for causing
   digestive distress. Because sugar alcohols are FODMAPs and are largely indigestible, they can cause
   diarrhea by pulling excess water into the large intestine. The fermentation of sugar alcohols by gut bacteria can also cause gas and bloating, and sugar alcohols may decrease fat absorption by other foods. However, most evidence indicates that people can adapt to regular sugar alcohol consumption, and the adverse GI effects reported in studies tend to fade after the first month or so.
avatar
Delphine

Posts : 1119
Join date : 2011-11-13

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Article on why you should stop worrying about sugar

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum