Effects Of Sugar

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American based their diet in processed food and every processed food had a big amount of sugar that can cause diseases like obesity, heart diseases, alzheimer, liver problems, diabetes and others. One of the problems with sugar is that make Americans sick without their knowledge. Also, sugar is addictive and life without it is impossible. Americans have to know the way to change their diet. It is hard to avoid processed food when Americans do not have time to cook because of their life style. Unfortunately, processed food is cheaper than any other type of food. Drinking soda or fruit flavored punches don’t satisfied the thirst moreover gives you more thirst. Sugar is equal dangerous and have the same effects than smoke cigarettes and consume …show more content…
In America, the obesity rates had increase in the last decades and it affects different on people depending on the race, gender, and age. According to Harvard TH. Chain, school of public health: “The poor have higher rates than those with higher income. Those with less education have higher rates than those with more education.”(Harvard TH. Chain) People with lease income buy more processed and fast food. Obesity is measured with the mass body index (MBI) that calculates the relation of someone height with weight, and to be considered obese the MBI have to be higher than thirty. Obesity become a epidemic disease and could be more mortal than smoking, drinking or poverty.(Sturm, Wells) People with obesity have the risk of suffer other diseases like diabetes, heart disease, cancer, high cholesterol levels, and depression. Obesity is a common disease in Americans that they don’t think like a serious disease; however, obesity is a dangerous disease because the only visible effect is the increase in …show more content…
Diabetes type two is a disease related with high sugar levels in the body; this disease is common in children and older people in America. Many research show a connection between the consumption of sweet drinks like soda, fruit punch, and energized drinks with develop diabetes type two; in consequence, the American Diabetes Association recommends that Americans should reduce their consumption of sweet drinks to prevent the disease (American Diabetes Association). Diabetes is a serious disease because can double the chances of suffer a heart attack; in addition, it is a chronic disease but it can be control with a diet low in sugar. Diabetes is a disease that develop gradually and sometimes people with undiagnosed diabetes don’t have symptoms. Some symptoms of diabetes type two are increased of thirst and hunger, frequent urination and infections that if not are treated well can caused the amputation of body parts, and fatigue; in contrast, oppose to what is common thinking being overweight is not a symptom of diabetes. Diabetes can be prevented by eating less processed food and do more

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