Day 5 and T minus 6 days until the healthiest year ever. Today on the 10 Days. 5 Ways. 1 Healthiest Year! series, the focus is on beating the vicious cycle of sugar addiction... If you are interested in nutrition counseling, find out more here.
The average American consumes 22 teaspoons (355 calories worth) of sugar daily. Sugar is inflammatory, elevates triglycerides, blood sugar, and adrenaline. It promotes cancer growth, diabetes, excess weight and obesity, metabolic syndrome, gastrointestinal illnesses, premature aging, cardiovascular disease, depression, anxiety, tooth and gum decay, gout, and acne. Most importantly, it is physiologically addictive. As a [...]