Did you know that Americans eat 10 times more sugar than all other food additives—except for salt? Sugar is a pervasive ingredient, so it shows up even outside of desserts. Excessive sugar consumption doesn’t just make your waistline wider; it is also associated with developing type 2 diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, cancer and depression. The good news is: we can break this cycle. Learn five simple steps you can take to break up with the standard American diet’s chronic obsession with sugar. Click the play button above to hear step three in our Spring Into Ultimate Wellness series.
This week’s resources:
Wonder why so many people are struggling with weight? This film makes it clear.
Check out the 115 ways sugar can show up in packaged food ingredients.
See why the food industry perpetuates high sugar foods in Sugar, Salt, Fat, by Michael Moss.
How not to die from diabetes via NutritionFacts.org.
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