Episode 21:41 – The Number One Nutritional Problem In America Today

On this episode of the Get Healthy Alabama podcast we (Dr. George Burroughs and BetyLou Pierce) discuss the number one nutritional problem in America today: Sugar!

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Episode 21:41 The Number One Nutritional Problem In America Today

Americans, as a whole, eat far too much “junk” food.

Food that has little to no nutritional value… and contributes to a number of chronic diseases.

However, of all the “junk” food that people ingest, none is worse - or more popular - than sugar.

On this episode we take a good look at sugar:

What it is, where it comes from, why it is so damaging, and how it became so popular.

We also discuss:

- The two most common types of sugar.

- The important differences between sucrose (table sugar) and high fructose corn syrup.

- How several of the major chronic diseases that plague our country can be traced back to too much sugar.

- A simple blood test to measure the impact of fructose on the body.

- Why you shouldn’t eat fruit in the winter.

Give this episode a good listen as it is vitally important to learn the “not so sweet” truth about one of America’s favorite nutrients.


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