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Cola – Kinda like drinking Poison

WHAT HAPPENS TO A PERSON’S BODY WHEN THEY DRINK A COKE (injuryweightloss)

In The First 10 minutes: 10 teaspoons of sugar hit your system. (100% of your recommended daily intake.) You don’t immediately vomit from the overwhelming sweetness because phosphoric acid cuts the flavor 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 centers 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 was 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, pissed 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.

Sugar High Fix

Great point brought up this morning in the studio about sugar, you have to know how much sugar you are getting throughout the day, period!!  Not only do you have to watch the sugar like sweets and candy but more importantly you have to understand and know what sugar is in the products that you buy.

My rule of thumb for people who are STUCK, FRUSTRATED, DISGUSTED with how much body fat they have is to count how many sugar grams they consume in 3 days.  You can eat what you desire but do not average more than 50g sugar/day

Depending on what body type you have could determine how much sugar you can get away with.  I have a sweet tooth at 3 o’clock and like a drug-addict I need my sugar fix,  but that’s not because I’m hungry, that’s because I’m just CRAVING!!

So what satisfy’s your sugar fix and how many grams does it take?

Modifiable Risk

Meeting a class of young adults today to present a talk on modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for heart disease,  

Heart attacks and stroke are the top killers for Ky residents these days and majority of the people who die early are smokers, over weight (+10lbs) or BOTH!!

We can’t change our height, age, or genetics (non-modifiable) but we can alter our weight, metabolism, and bone & joint healht.  Having a body that’s overweight slows you down, when you slow down you become at greater risk for weakening your heart muscle and becoming susceptible for stroke or heart attacks

The best exercise for a heart lasts only 20mins (weights, walking) and should be done most days of the week.  If you’re doing nothing, shame on you, if you eat too much, shame on you again, but if you are conscious of what you eat & drink with a little exercise, you should stave off high blood pressure and Type II diabetes.  

Be the difference

When is the last time you lost 5lbs and kept it off?   

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