Curb Your Sugar Cravings
posted by The Live Better Team | February 8, 2018
Most people know that too much sugar in the diet is bad for your health, but far fewer know exactly how much is too much. The average American consumes about 20 tablespoons of added sugar every day—recommendations are six tablespoons for women and nine for men.
Sugar’s Effects on the Body
Large amounts of added sugar can be found in things like candy, sugary drinks and baked foods, but it can also be found in many other seemingly healthy foods as well. Here’s how all that added sugar different parts of the body.
Break Your Sugar Habit
Now that you know the kind of effects sugar can have on your body, here are some tactics for helping to separate yourself from sugar:
For more on understanding or breaking sugar habits or addictions, speak to your doctor.
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“How Does Too Much Sugar Affect Your Body?” WebMD. https://www.webmd.com/diet/features/how-sugar-affects-your-body
“How To Break Your Sugar Addiction.” Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/prescriptions-life/201403/how-break-your-sugar-addiction
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. You should always consult your doctor before making decisions about your health.