Reset Your Brain And Body For A Pain-free Life.
Sugar, in its many forms, is a menace. In 1988, the forward-thinking Nancy Appleton wrote a book entitled Lick the Sugar Habit, implicating sugar in 141 diseases. Today we understand that too much sugar – hiding under many names in endless combinations of glucose and fructose – causes a host of health problems, including PAIN. People with diagnosed diabetes are nearly twice as likely to have arthritis, indicating a diabetes-arthritis connection. But you don’t need to be diabetic or even pre-diabetic. How does sugar attack our joints? Sugar in its natural form found in most plant foods is designed to give our body energy. By nature, sugar is our friend. But how many of us eat by nature? That raw carrot is the perfect combination of fiber, nutrients and water relative to its natural sugar content…just what our body needs. Most manufactured foods, however, concentrate the sugar into amounts too much for our bodies, tipping our scales into an imbalanced, inflamed state. More and more patients are coming to me with chronic pain directly associated to insulin resistance, high HbA1C and CRP. These markers of inflammation signal a warning sign to the body. “I can’t digest all o Continue reading >>