White refined sugar is not a food. It has no nutritional value: no vitamins, minerals, enzymes, or fiber. “It is a pure chemical extracted from plant sources, purer in fact than cocaine, which it resembles in many ways. Its true name is sucrose and its chemical formula is C12H22O11.The chemical formula for cocaine is C17H21NO4. Sugar’s formula again is C12H22O11. For all practical purposes, the difference is that sugar is missing the “N”, or nitrogen atom.” Read more about the assertion that “sugar is one atom away from cocaine” in this article: http://bit.ly/YyQWis This Forbes article summarizes the issues succinctly and I really recommend it: http://onforb.es/11wRsUB
This made me think of several members of the box. For a variety of reasons some are feeling stagnant, losing motivation because of outside forces, and generally feeling stressed. We ALL hit walls along the way in this journey of life. But it’s what you choose to DO when faced with that wall is what makes all the difference.