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Key Facts and Information About the Health Effect of Sugar

 Sugar is one of the most addictive substances on the planet, and one of the most dangerous ones as well, slowly, but steadily chipping away at our health. But why does our brain love and crave sugar so much and what makes it so detrimental to our health? You can find that out right here. We’ll also discuss sugar replacements, the difference between common sugar varieties and sneaky ways companies add sugar to the most surprising foods. Dig in!
 
We all know that sugar is bad for us. It contains empty calories that add to your weight gain while causing you tooth decay and increasing the risk of Type II Diabetes among adults. It can be very tempting to reach for that extra spoonful of sugar, but you may want to think twice before you do so. These natural sweetening substitutes will convince you to make the healthier switch!
 
Sugar is a wonderful thing for the tongue but can be a horrible thing for our health. Excess sugar leads to obesity, diabetes, cancer and many other diseases and illnesses. Most of us realize at some point that we ought to curb our appetite for sugar. But sugar is addictive, so it's not easy to change your sugar habits. Here are 25 golden rules for leading a low-sugar lifestyle.
 
Diabetes is one of the leading concerns among health professionals today, as more and more individuals fall prey to this life-long and dangerous disease. It is caused when blood sugar levels rise to an excess, which results in a resistance to insulin. Once this happens, the diabetic individual can no longer control their blood sugar levels, and they can rise and fall with serious consequences. Yet whether you are diabetic or know someone who is, it is important to implement measures to control blood sugar levels and to stop the spread of diabetes in its tracks.
 
We all know the harmful effect that excessive sugar consumption has on our weight and our overall health, and therefore many of us try to avoid it as much as possible. However, we still want sweet-tasting foods and drinks, and this has led to the invention and development of various artificial substitutes that mimic the effects of sugar.
 
With the start of the New Year, most of us feel confident enough to get started on our resolutions, recommitting to our health goals. One of the biggest goals many of us set is the desire to quit sugar. But doing so is no easy feat. So, if you're embarking on your own no-sugar challenge this month, here are five myths about quitting sugar to school yourself on first.
 
Consuming too much sugar might not seem like a really big deal, but it can actually cause pretty severe addiction, complete with seemingly uncontrollable cravings and nasty withdrawal symptoms. This is why it's vital to protect our children from such addiction from a young age. Unfortunately, this is not quite a straightforward task, since many popular children's foods are packed full of astronomical amounts of sugar.
 
While it is true that high sugar consumption increases the risk of diabetes, it is only one piece of a whole puzzle, and there are actually many other factors, such as your diet in general, your lifestyle and genetic characteristics with which you were born. This article will talk about that plus more findings available on this issue, which may help to relieve your fears and give you an idea of things you didn’t know were endangering you with diabetes.
 
Glucose, fructose, and sucrose are three types of sugar that contain an identical number of calories gram for gram. However, their chemical structures greatly differ, as does the way in which your body digests and metabolizes them. Keep reading to find out exactly what makes these three sugars so different, and why these differences actually matter.
 
Even if you use little to no added sugar in your cooking, you might be consuming way more of it than the recommended daily amount. How is that possible? Let’s investigate how it is possible for companies to sell you junk food under the premise of healthy food, and how you can use food labels to make smart purchasing decisions that would promote and not harm your health.
 

Watch - How Sugar Affects Our Brain

Sugar is something almost everyone loves to eat. It's sweet, it makes us feel good, and its a part of our lives. But because it is such a big part of our lives, it's important to know what happens when we eat it, to better understand why we shouldn't eat too much at one time, and why we need to regulate its consumption. This fascinating animation will show you exactly what processes sugar enables in our bodies.
 
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