It seems people are finally starting to understand that it is in fact sugar, not fat, that makes you gain weight. There are so many different resources on this subject so I won’t go into details on the why you shouldn’t eat sugar. My favourites resources on this subject is the Hungry for Change documentary and Sarah Wilson.
After being diagnosed with celiac and cutting out a lot of different types of foods, I was starting to notice very clearly the effect sugar was having on my body. Within 10 minutes of eating sugar, my heart would start pounding so fast that it felt like something was very wrong.
Some nights I would lay awake in bed, eyes wide open, with my heart thumping loudly. Read the rest of this post »