Informative Speech On Sugar

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When someone says the word sugar, the first things we think about when we hear it is, lollies and sweets, fizzy drinks, and all those amazing apple pies and other sugar enriched baking food grandma would bake when you visited her. Sugar to most seems innocent as long as we do the exercise and keep the lollies and fizzy to a moderation. The truth is, the society we live in, and nation 's around the world and its people. Have been blinded and, or remain unaware that sugar no longer just resides in the food and beverages we all could label as full of sugar. But in fact, the food industry (specifically sugar-driven companies such as Chelsea) all want us to believe that is the case, while they continue to pile in the sugar into every single product…show more content…
We can clearly see there 's a big issue present with the amount of sugar we 're consuming on a day to day basis. The issue of sugar 's negative impact on ourselves, our families and friends, and even society is concise, and with a bit of willpower preventable, yet sugar continues to cost us billions of dollars worldwide mainly because of the strain being put on our health-care systems due to the countless number of health-related diseases such as the obvious; coronary heart disease, type-two diabetes, contributing to world wide obesity, and encephalopathy (brain disease or disturbance caused by numerous reasons including increased glucose levels in the blood, or to put simply the over consumption of sugar.) All of these health issues are ultimately caused by a diet that contains an excessive intake of sugar which has time after time been linked to serious health issues that are completely preventable. The implications of sugar being in everything doesn 't just stop at; overconsumption from a lack of nutritional knowledge. For the lower socio-economic families who rely on government subsidies or minimum wage jobs for their income. Having the option to choose what they can eat is not entirely possible regardless…show more content…
One recent study conducted on a Finnish population with a sample of: "1691 men and 2059 women, aged 24-65 years (National Cardiovascular Risk Factor Survey, FINRISK), researchers have examined both ‘relative’ and ‘absolute’ importance of six distinctive motives of food choice (health, pleasure, ethicality, convenience, price and familiarity) to explain the socio-economic differences in both fruit & vegetable and energy-dense food intake. A novelty of this study was the analysis of individual motive priorities (relative motives) rather than only the absolute ratings of single motives (absolute motives). According to the authors, these relative measures better reflect the complexity of the motive structure of food choice." This basically meant that the study was assessing if there was correlation between low socio-economic status (SES) and unhealthy eating habits, which not surprisingly was the case. There was a significant connection between low SES having a "lower fruit/vegetable intake" which concluded that for people on higher incomes, having the option of choosing between that bottle of milk over the cheap $1.50 bottle of fizzy was a much easier choice when income wasn 't being restricted. Another issue with living in a low SES is not only is your food shopping limited by your income, but also how your

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