15 REASONS TO KICK SUGAR

As a Type 2 diabetic, I can certainly agree that sugar needs to be curtailed. With diet and exercise, I am now controlling the T2D without medication for the 1st time in 10 years.

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D808EA1B-3D06-4222-9EA1-C5E3C40AF60FThere’s nothing sweet about what too much sugar does to your diet and your health. Sugar has been linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain cancers, acne, wrinkles and other signs of accelerated aging. But did you know that sugar is as addictive as cocaine, and it’s also damaging to your liver and your brain? What’s more, cancers use sugar to fuel their growth. National surveys show that sugar intake has drastically increased over the past few decades. The average American now consumes 100 pounds of sugar each year. Americans’ daily sugar intake is about 20 teaspoons each — more than 300 calories from added sugars alone. Read on for 15 important reasons why you should decrease the sugar in your diet starting today.

1. Sugar May Be Addictive

Have you ever noticed that the more sweets you eat, the more you crave? According to brain scans, sugar…

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