Diabetes: Are You In Danger?
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Diabetes: Are You In Danger?

Can we change our lifestyle?

Diabetes: Are You In Danger?
Utopia Silver

How many cookies have you stopped yourself from eating because you thought, "Hmm, I wanna make better choices for my health and not eat so much sugar?"

Recently, I watched a documentary on Netflix called "What the Health." This documentary shocked me by informing me of how much I had been lied to as a kid growing up. As kids, we are always taught that sugar only hurts your body and in the future, diabetes could eventually take your life.

But according to many medical specialists, apparently, we should not be afraid of sugar. The worst of the worst things to put into your body is food with high levels of FAT. One of the doctors in the video described it as eating a cookie. The sugar may lure you in, but the trans fat or saturated fat inside of the cookie is what will harm you. Foods which have high-fat contents such as processed meats such as bacon, pork or even chicken all have that fat built into it. What I struggle to comprehend was why this wasn't said more. Many doctors and specialists have said for years that sugar does not cause diabetes. But still, continued to this day, we hear that "sugar is what has caused most people to get diabetes." What was even more shocking was the amount of fat that we put into our bodies each day. This quality and quantity of bad food we put into our bodies could shorten our lifespan and eventually lead to death. With some simple changes in our diet, we could live longer and enjoy a hearty, healthy life.

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