Sugar causes Arthritis and Joint Decay. When it comes to joint health, most people think of physical stress. Of course, there are two types of physical stress. First, the obvious trauma such as a fall or accident. Second, repetitive micro-stress like sitting at a computer or extensive use of your smart device. However, few people realize that nutrition may be a huge part of the problem.
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Sugar causes arthritis and joint decay. Let’s look at the facts for a second. As you look at humans through history, ask yourself this important question. Is life getting easier or harder? If you recall, our oldest ancestors were hunters and gatherers. This was very hard work. In fact, our genetic makeup is meant for this lifestyle. However, then our ancestors moved on to agriculture. This too, was hard work. Afterwards the industrial revolution hit. As a result, we went from working in the fields to working in a factory. Lastly, the “technological revolution” hit. In fact, we’re in the middle of the technological revolution right now. Hence, we sit behind a desk all day long.
On the other hand, arthritis is on the rise in America, according to the CDC. Sadly, arthritis now develops at an early age. So, let’s follow the logic for a second. Arthritis is on the rise, and younger people develop it, yet our physical demands decrease with each generation. Does that make sense? Of course not. As a result, there must be another culprit.
In fact, there is. Would you like to know what it is? It’s sugar, or carbohydrates. Excess sugar wears down joints. As joints wear down, whether from nutritional or physical stress, bone spurs form. As a result, arthritis develops. In fact, according to WebMD, Americans eat way too much sugar. As this problem multiplies over time, it leads to a difficulty processing sugar. Hence, the excess sugar wears down your joints.
Keeping Arthritis at Bay
So, would you like to know the secret to preventing arthritis? I’ll tell you. However, I think you already figured it out. The secret to preventing arthritis is three things: movement, diet, and enzymes. Movement keeps your joints healthy. In fact, chiropractic care is key in restoring and maintaining normal healthy joint movement. Why is movement important? Because movement helps your joints squeeze out waste and siphon in vital nutrients. Since sugar also causes arthritis, just learned, keeping your carbs under control is also key. However, since protein builds and repairs joints, you also have to make sure you eat enough protein.
So, where exactly do enzymes come in? When it comes to healthy joint function, enzymes play two key roles. First, the right enzymes can help your body process sugar properly. Since sugar causes arthritis, your body needs help breaking it down and getting rid of the excess. As a result, sugar won’t build up in the joints and wear them down. Furthermore, yet other enzymes help your body use protein properly for healthy joint repair.
Once Arthritis is There…
When should I start? Sadly, most Americans wait until something is wrong with their health until they try to fix it. However, the good news is this trend is changing. With more and more organic foods and healthy supplements coming to market, Americans are becoming smarter about their health. You see, once arthritis develops you can’t reverse it. As a result, the best thing you can do is prevent it from the get go. Now, arthritis will develop over time, however, it’s normal when your 60-80 years old, not when you’re younger. Since sugar causes arthritis, diet can be crucial.
Using Tried & True Science for Nutrition
So, how do you know what enzymes are right for you? How do you know how much sugar and protein you should be avoiding and eating? What enzymes should you be taking to help your body break down sugar and use protein properly for joint repair? At Redmond Ridge Nutrition, we use science to answer those very questions. We use a unique combination of enzyme nutrition, dietary changes, a carefully selected home exercise program, and traditional or low force chiropractic care to support healthy joint function and repair. Even if you already suffer from the maladies of arthritis, we can provide some support for healthy joint function.
Are you concerned about developing arthritis? Or perhaps you’re already suffering. Does it affect work, family or play? If so, don’t wait. In fact, you can contact us one of several ways to set up a consultation. You can reach us on the web, stop by our office in Redmond, WA, or call us at 425-868-0120. If you do, I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. Together, we can determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, I’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.
After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer. His extensive knowledge of functional enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner. If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.