Sugar Shock Defined

Often, just about whenever journalists, radio hosts or TV reporters interview me, they ask me what I mean by the phrase “Sugar Shock.

As you can guess, I’ve given this a lot of thought, given that I wrote a book called Sugar Shock!

Here’s how I defined Sugar Shock back in 2006 in my book of the same name.

“SUGAR SHOCK™ – A mood-damaging, personality-bending, health-destroying, confusion-creating constellation of symptoms affecting millions of people worldwide, who often eat processed sweets and much-like-sugar carbs.”

I use the phrase, Sugar Shock, to describe “the often misdiagnosed and maligned condition of reactive hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), as well as other blood sugar disorders, from insulin resistance to diabetes.”

“Research reveals that repeatedly overconsuming sweeteners, dessert foods, and quickie carbs (white rice, chips, etc.) wreaks havoc on your blood sugar levels, overstimulates insulin release, triggers inflammation, and could contribute to more than 150 health problems, including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, polycystic ovary syndrome, severe PMS, failing memory, depression, mental confusion, Candida, sexual dysfunction, infertility, wrinkles, acne, and early aging.

“Victims of Sugar Shock also may experience [such baffling symptoms as] depression, fatigue, headaches, dizziness, cold sweats, anxiety, irritability, tremors, crying spells, heart palpitations, forgetfulness, nightmares, blurred vision, muscle pains, temper outbursts, suicidal thoughts, and more.

“Ultimately, this insidious [Sugar Shock] roller-coaster effect [brought on by eating too many inferior carbs] hampers sufferers’ ability to function at full throttle–or even half throttle.”

Learn more about the dangers of Sugar Shock in my book Sugar Shock!

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