There are a lot of us out there who are on low carb diets, Keto, Paleo, and others that restrict the sugar intake. There is good reason for that.
Let's take a look at why sugar needs to be restricted in our diets, and what delicious treats you can eat to take care of those cravings.
Added Sugar Is In The Majority Of Our Packaged Foods
Sugar is found in 74% of packaged foods sold in supermarkets, including many savory foods or items marketed as "healthy."
Heart disease. Diabetes. These chronic conditions are among the leading causes of death worldwide. Increasingly, scientists are focusing on a common set of underlying metabolic issues that raise people's risk for chronic disease. And it turns out that eating too much sugar over the long-term is linked to many of these dysfunctions.
Source: Sugar Science
Heart Disease. Diabetes.