“Fructose, sucrose, whatever you want to call it, is the enemy of a woman’s youth. When I see you eating cake, ice cream, cookies and chocolate this and chocolate that, and then you say, 'No, no, it’s honey, not sugar,' it doesn’t bother me. But I know that the shine in you, the shine of a woman, is going to be lost. There is only one enemy of the woman—and that is sweetness in any shape or form. I know you don’t want to hear it, but it makes you look old. That glow, which a woman produces because of her hormones, is gone.
Watch how politely you are hooked to sugar. Watch very clearly and understand it. Go for one week on a diet free of all sorts of sugar. Notice the change; you will be shocked. You don’t have to bring heavens to the Earth. Simply understand that there are certain things that don’t suit you.”
-Yogi Bhajan, Summer 1983
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