They are not alcohol, industrial substances nor colorings, yet they exist in every day meals. We usually eat them in special occasions and parties in large amounts. They are the three white poisons; Salt, Sugar and White Flour.
High blood pressure which may lead to strokes and clots.
What a shock for those who love donuts, pancakes with corn syrup, pastries, baked bread, salty crackers and potato chips!
Yet unfortunately, this is the bitter truth. If you care about your health, then you have to know the risks of consuming these 3 foods on a daily basis in huge amounts.
Salt raises blood pressure and destroys your bones!
Salt causes many diseases. According to nutrition experts, salt is known as “Sodium”. Consuming large amounts of it may hinder the process of calcium absorption in the body which may lead to osteoporosis.
Here some of the possible health risks related to salt and sodium:
Ways of prevention:
Reduce the amount of salt while preparing your meals.
Do not put a saltcellar in front of you.
Avoid canned foods as possible. (Wash canned foods before eating such as; mushrooms, fruits and cereals).
Avoid eating chips, crackers as well as toasted and salted nuts.
Avoid Ketchup, mayonnaise and prepared pizza and salad dressings. Replace these flavors with apple cider vinegar or balsamic vinegar.
Sugar and aging: What is the connection?
Sugar is the archenemy of beauty as it causes premature wrinkles and leads to pale complexion eventually.
Sugar may also lead to other serious health conditions:
High adrenaline levels in children, leading to anxiety and stress which may affect their concentration and mental ability.
Low body immunity which leads to various diseases.
Reducing the absorption of the necessary nutrients such as chromium, copper, magnesium and calcium.
Idleness in children.
Food allergy and eczema in children.
High LDL and low HDL cholesterol levels.
pancreatic insufficiency .
Indigestion problems and stomach (gastric) ulcer.
Lack of vitamin E in the body.
High blood pressure
Hormonal imbalance such as high estrogen in men.
Headaches and migraines.
Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases in the long term.
Lack of enzyme activity in the body.
How to protect yourself?
Avoid consuming industrial sugar and diet Sugar, especially sugar that contains aspartame, and start having it from its natural resources instead. Two teaspoons of honey and two servings of fruits with natural sugar a day are actually enough.