To help you lose weight, become healthier, and feel better, cut down on your sugar intake. Of course, this is easier said than done since sweets are addictive.
New federal government dietary guidelines, released January 7, recommend a maximum of just 10 teaspoons of sugar each day. Consuming this amount will reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Americans, on average, consume roughly…
During my pregnancy I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes, which came as a little shock as I didn’t have it with my other pregnancies. However it wasn’t an overly big shock because whilst drinking that extremely sweet drink and absolutely loving…
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After being wounded in the Civil War and becoming addicted to morphine, Colonel John Pemberton began a quest to find a substitute for the dangerous opiate, and the prototype for Coca-Cola was created.
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Sugar is a favorite of many, but overusing it may cause big health issues you need to be aware of in order to make conscious decisions about your eating habits.
According to the World Health Organization, healthy adults can consume up to 25 grams of sugar, or about 6 teaspoons, per day. You might have the sinking feeling: “Do I eat more than that??”