Tag: Sugar

Sugar and Cancer Go Hand in Hand

Sugar and Cancer Go Hand in Hand

| Oct 22, 2016

It’s no secret that sugar is not your friend. While the debate over just how bad sugar is for you is still raging, most experts agree that it’s one of the biggest issues with the Standard American Diet. Excessive consumption of sugar—particularly in the form of soft drinks, processed foods, and straight refined sugar in […]

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Sugar Worsens High Blood Pressure (Eat These Foods Instead)

Sugar Worsens High Blood Pressure (Eat These Foods Instead)

| Aug 21, 2016

  A sugar-laden diet may raise your risk of dying of heart disease even if you aren’t overweight. So says a major study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. The average American gets 10% of their calories from sugar.  But even worse… 10% of people get a up to 25% of their calories from added sugar! […]

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Have You Had Your Daily Fix?

Have You Had Your Daily Fix?

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s no secret that America has a serious sugar habit. Despite the 2105 Dietary Advisory Committee’s strong recommendation to limit sugars to 10 percent of daily caloric intake, sugar consumption is still on the rise—on average, Americans eat 160 pounds of sugar every year.[1] One of the biggest culprits that leads to such rampant sweetener […]

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