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This ONE food causes most problems

This ONE food causes most problems

Are you overweight? Struggling with menopause symptoms? Worried about diabetes, cholesterol, low energy, or mood swings? The reason behind many of these challenges is found in so many of our favourite foods, it's sugar.

There are so many health issues it leads to and here are 15 Problems Caused by Sugar:

Weight Gain: Excess sugar contributes to weight gain by adding empty calories.

Obesity: Long-term high sugar intake can lead to obesity, increasing the risk of various health issues.

Diabetes: High sugar consumption spikes blood sugar levels, leading to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

High Cholesterol: Excess sugar can raise LDL (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides.

Heart Disease: Elevated cholesterol and triglycerides from sugar increase heart disease risk.

Low Energy: Sugar causes energy spikes followed by crashes, leading to fatigue.

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Mood Swings: Sugar highs and lows can cause irritability and mood swings.

Poor Sleep: High sugar intake can disrupt sleep patterns and reduce sleep quality.

Increased Appetite: Sugar can increase appetite and cravings, leading to overeating.

Tooth Decay: Sugar feeds bacteria in the mouth, leading to cavities and gum disease.

Skin Issues: Excess sugar can cause acne and accelerate skin aging.

Inflammation: Sugar promotes inflammation, which can exacerbate chronic conditions like arthritis.

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Excess sugar can lead to fat build up in the liver.

Mental Health Problems: High sugar intake is linked to depression and anxiety.

Immune System Suppression: Sugar can weaken the immune system, making you more susceptible to infections.

If sugar is causing so many issues, how do you overcome cravings and lead a healthier life?

Try my Masterclass, where I share effective strategies to overcome sugar cravings.

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Sujata Din is a Certified Health Coach and Certified Professional Cancer Coach. In this regular column for iGlobal, she offers some special insights, from useful wellness tips to recipes for creations that are not only delicious but also healthy.

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