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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

“Why is there 35g of sugar in SlimFast?”

That is a very good question.

I will tell you why. If not for the sugar, no one would buy it.

The tobacco, food, and pharmaceutical industry all have something in common. They want us to be addicted to their products. They want us as sick and addicted customers.

The above quote is from this article:

The sugar tricks the brain to keep eating MORE SUGAR. It drains your pocketbook and you never get satisfied.

The more sugar you eat, the sicker you get. The sicker you get, the more dependent you are on drugs to stay healthy. It's a vicious cycle.

Break the cycle. Avoid the added sugar, eat well to satisfy hunger.

An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.
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    I even found sugar in fiber. It's labeled diabetic friendly. You have to read your nutrition labels. I just wish they make the print on them bigger!
    72 days ago
    Well said.
    77 days ago
    Yep, I have a limit on daily sugar. Total sugar, including fruits. I try not to go over 100g, because it does trigger me to eat more. “Natural,” or “added,” doesn’t matter. All of it triggers me.

    My tracker says I’m averaging about 53g total sugar per day for the last 3 months, Works for me.

    I also try to limit non nutritive sweeteners. They too cause cravings.
    78 days ago
    The amount of sugar varies with the SlimFast product. Still, I cannot pronounce some of the chemicals in the product.

    Bottom line is...READ THE LABELS. You are responsible for what you eat.
    78 days ago
    Fortunately, I have never tried that because long ago I decided I would no longer drink ANY calories.
    Very easy to sneak sugar into so many things.

    I prefer to chew and crunch my calories. I just have to watch that I don't chew and crunch too many of them.

    There's big money to be made in the diet industry, especially in the gain, lose, regain, relose, re re gain cycle and we pay for it with our health. No money to be made in maintenance which is why it is so often ignored.

    78 days ago
    What?!! 35 grams of sugar in SlimFast? WOW!!!

    Based on what I've observed amongst my immediate family, our susceptibility to various addictions seems to vary. I actually find certain forms of sugar to be repulsive. I cannot eat them. Others seem to find them highly enticing. My capacity to steer clear of sugar requires absolutely no will power or virtue on my part. I simply find most of it disgusting; so, I don't eat it.

    Your blog has left me very curious. I'm wondering if I can pull down sugar in the Spark Nutrition Reports. I realize that the Spark Nutrition Tracker does not give us the capacity to make the distinction between the natural sugars in whole foods and added sugars.

    I have a tendency to return products to the shelf that contain added sugars. It's quite an eye-opener to see how much added sugars are in many of the plant-based 'milk' products. The other thing that challenges my body with these products are the added gums and vitamins used to fortify them. My body fares much better with something like goat milk or raw cow's milk from Southern European cow breeds. Yes. The breed of the cow matters for my body. Something I've learned through trial and error.
    78 days ago
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