Incredible Effects of Giving Up Sugar
sugar may be directly connected to chronic inflammation. and has been linked to a wide range of illnesses, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's, and arthritis.
Reduced risk of cancer
Some research suggests that sugar consumption 'feeds' cancerous cells even with those that already have cancer," she says
refined sugar, such as those found in processed foods, cookies, chips, and cake, can make you feel sluggish and lethargic. "By giving up sugar, we're likely to increase our energy
Better gut health
Sugar and refined carbs feed bad bacteria in the gut which can lead to digestive problems," explains Jenny Askew, MS, RD, LD, ACSM-EP, integrative and functional dietitian
Better dental health
According to Healthy Food America, adults who regularly consume one to two sugary drinks per day have 30% more dental disease than adults who consume no sugary drinks.
Less depression and anxiety
according to a study, higher sugar intake in a diet is associated with a higher risk of depression.
Lowered risk of diabetes
increased sugar in a population's food supply was linked to higher type 2 diabetes rates, independent of obesity rates.
A recent study in France observed over 24,000 adults to see if dietary habits had any effect on whether or not an individual developed acne.
What researchers found was that a diet full of sugar, fat, and animal products was indeed connected to an increase in adult acne.
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