Virtually everywhere now you will be subjected to products which can contribute to the deterioration of the human immune system.
Each year Americans drink the equivalent of nearly 600 cans of soda
(soft) drink each containing an average of ten, yes that’s 10, teaspoons
of refined white sugar.Similiar per capita data exists for Australia.
Every day the Coca Cola Company sells in excess of one billion cans of soft drink on Planet Earth. Each can contains an average of ten teaspoons of pure refined white sugar along with a range of other nefarious chemicals, most shown to lead to premature death as a result of numerous avoidable illnesses. (Put aside the affects of aluminium mining for the moment)
Here is what happens to your body for a full 60 minutes after you have consumed a can of Coca Cola. This is frightening so hold onto your seat:
In The First 10 minutes: 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your
system. You don’t immediately
vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric acid cuts the
flavour allowing you to keep it down.
20 minutes : Your blood sugar spikes, causing an insulin burst. Your liver responds to this by turning any sugar it can get its hands on into fat. (There’s plenty of that at this particular moment)
40 minutes : Caffeine absorption is complete. Your pupils dilate, your blood pressure rises, as a response your livers dumps more sugar into your bloodstream. The adenosine receptors in your brain are now blocked preventing drowsiness.
45 minutes : Your body ups your dopamine production stimulating the pleasure centres of your brain. This is physically the same way heroin works, by the way.
60 minutes : The phosphoric acid binds calcium, magnesium and zinc in your lower intestine, providing a further boost in metabolism. This is compounded by high doses of sugar and artificial sweeteners also increasing the urinary excretion of calcium.
>60 Minutes : The caffeine’s diuretic properties come into play. (It makes you have to pee.) It is now assured that you’ll evacuate the bonded calcium, magnesium and zinc that were headed to your bones as well as sodium, electrolyte and water.
>60 minutes : As the rave inside of you dies down you’ll start to have a sugar crash. You may become irritable and/or sluggish. You’ve also now, literally, pee'd away all the water that was in the Coke. But not before infusing it with valuable nutrients your body could have used for things like even having the ability to hydrate your system or build strong bones and teeth.
The source of this amazing information is nutritionresearchcenter.org
Let’s take a look at some of the other major components of a can of soft drink:
Phosphoric Acid: This can interfere with the body's ability to utilise calcium, which may lead to osteoporosis ( and thinning of bone density) and softening of the teeth.
Sugar: It is a proven fact sugar can increase insulin levels, which may
lead to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes,
weight gain, premature aging and other side effects. Most soft drinks
include over 100 percent of the RDA of sugar. Take the Ayurvedic
approach- a balance of sweet, sour and savoury. Suagr is also know to 'feed' the acidic needs of cancer related fungus and bacteria. Have cancer ?? Remove all high GI related sugars from your diet.
Aspartame: This chemical is used as a sugar substitute in diet soft drinks. There are nearly 100 documented health side effects associated with aspartame consumption including brain tumors, birth defects, diabetes, emotional disorders and epilepsy/seizures.
Caffeine: Caffeinated drinks can cause jitters, insomnia, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, elevated blood cholesterol levels, vitamin and mineral depletion and may cause breast lumps, birth defects, and perhaps some forms of cancer.
I see dozens of people each week, most looking for easily obtainable solutions to health issues. My response comes from my Integrative Nutrition training ; find balance in diet and focus more on the re-schooling the body’s gene nutrition with not only healthy ALKALINE based foods but also concentrated antioxidant based Superfoods and drinks.
But I hope that Coke information scares the living day lights out of you.
Its time to come home to your pure and perfect self.
Note: This information is intended to assist in the prevention of
illness and disease and provide some motivation for the reader to locate
and touch the pureness and perfection of the human bio-system. Include a GP in your search for appropriate health options.