OH, yes. Sugar is a processed food. It takes a natural plant with lots of fiber and extracts certain substances in unhealthy ways. I have learned to avoid foods that cause me pain swelling and weight loss interruptions. Sugar is on my no-no list like artificial sweeteners under the heading of insulin-resistance creating foods to create a high glycemic response and results in energy drain and migraine headaches that hurt me. I discovered other foods I choose not to eat by looking into the features in that food. Sugar of cane beet corn soy or grapes have levels of sulfur that may not always hurt my sluggish liver and digestion in the day I eat it but screams awful discomfort later. I am listed as intolerant as I am not allergy tested. I know what hurts through elimination diet with journaling foods and feelings as they happen and discussing the entries with my doctor I have learned to avoid them. I have done so much better with fresh fruit, xylitol, and natural local honey as my replacements in limited amounts. The volume of sweet desire has been curbed through the steps of find it, eat less then I stop eating that. My nutritional doctor has verified my need for these changes and has approved of the replacement alternatives through gradual reduction and witnessing health improvement that has come about for those changes.
Natural sweet things may never be removed from my diet. It is the trace sugars in foods that help strengthen immunity and resist and fight infections. The tongue may not sense a sweet flavor but the body knows the difference. There have been actual studies of extracting trace sugars from foods to win against cancers. Xylitol from birch tree is a trace sugar. Yes it is an extracted processed food just like cane but my body uses it in a very different way. It produces less tooth enamel erosion less insulin spike and less sugar rush of quick fall and energy drain to digest it. BUT many trace sugars not cane sugar like xylitol must never be fed to pets or other animals.
The greatest love story is your own.
If you miss out of life to the fullest; they win.
You are the happiness master of your own mind.
Thought is an active dynamic energy to harmonize and corrolate good.
Clear all paths to love thru forgiveness.
I may not recognize the significance until some time later.
Is my resistance to change really that strong?
Impatience does not provide the time to learn the lesson;
Awaken new ways to approach the dissolving of a problem;