Crack Cocaine, Sugar, what’s your addiction?

Are you using recreational drugs without knowing it?

Do you suffer from withdrawal symptoms without knowing why?  Have you ever really considered your sugar consumption and the effect that it has on you, never mind your endocrine system, and the need for more?

The molecular formula of sugar is so similar to Cocaine – C12H22011, which is why it’s so addictive. Sugar meets all the criteria for an addictive substance:
  • Stimulates release of dopamine and serotonin
  • People eat it compulsively with the intension to stop
  • When consumption ends, withdrawals start
I wonder why some products are legal and not taxed due to the effects on health. There is practically no formula difference between Crack Cocaine and Sugar. Neither are taxed and both stimulate the dopamine and serotonin levels and are highly addictive.

The sugar industry is not as sweet as you’d like to believe.  Food manufacturers have managed to double the amount of sugar in what we eat over the past 30 years. It’s not as simple as the amount of sugar you put into your tea, it’s about looking into the hidden sugars within the myriad of label definitions of processed foods.  Let’s look at some of the food labels that contain sugar; sugar, dextrose, fructose, corn syrup *don’t get me started*, malt, maltodextrin, sorbitol, lactose, xylitol, fruit juice concentrate, sweeteners…. The list is endless – endlessly wearing.

Look at a typical pre-packed muffin, it has 8tsp of sugar.  Utterly unnecessary  to ingest so much.  In the past 50 years we’ve gone from knowingly consuming 15lbs of sugar per year to now unknowingly 985lbs per year.  But you just have to look around you and see the physical body max index to see that something if effecting the change in our shape.

Why? Extended shelf life and a life-long customer of addiction! 

Hey so I’m showing you a problem and giving you a solution in LPC, this isn’t a sales pitch, it’s an awareness campaign & if by reading the blog you are informed and mindful of your food choice then that makes me high with delight.  From the outset of setting up Love Pure Cakes, I’ve always been mindful of the ‘healthy’ aspect of baking cakes and take out as much sugar as is possible and making sure each bite is pure delight.

My next blog is an unsavoury attack on cupcakes… In the meantime, know your sugar and enjoy your recreational drug with willpower.  

Sweet love to ya,

Lorna Pellet
Cake Enthusiast!

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