A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right? Not always.
Spoonfuls of sugar heaped onto meals do not create a healthful situation for your body. Well, people don’t dump sugar onto their foods, do they? If you were to extract the sugar from an average American diet and pile it onto spoons, you might be surprised how much sugar we actually do dump into the diet. Each of us still has a kid inside that often screams, “Give me something sweet!” Sweetness is thought of as a reward, and it does create some tasty bites of chocolate, baked goods, ice cream, and other goodies. The issue with today’s average sugar intake is that it’s never enough, and instead of a small treat, the sugar can turn into an outright addiction.
While spoonfuls of sugar look pretty from the outside, inside the body they wreak havoc in many ways, disrupting Star Clusters left and right. Additionally, sugar addiction is often tied to emotional comfort eating. The sugar offers an escape away from the underlying sources of stress and emotional turmoil. If you are experiencing repeated stress combined with vague symptoms of illness, along with high sugar content in the diet, read onward.
The Sugary Cluster will explore subcategories of symptoms that arise from too much sugar in the diet, and therefore in the body. It includes a section on sugar-related Candida Symptoms as well as a section on how sugar contributes to Weight Gain. You can click on the buttons below to explore each separate Star Cluster and to take the specific health survey for each one. Visit the Services and How To pages for additional help with these health topics.
☆ Sugar and Weight