Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses recent research that shows that sugar may not just contribute to weight gain, but that it can also take a dramatic toll on our health. He discusses the issue with Dr. Robert Lustig who believes that sugar is actually a toxin and that large amounts are killing us.
Recent reports actually show that the average American is consuming 130 pounds of sugar per year.
Think you are not a culprit? Sugar often comes disguised in various forms and is not simply limited to treats like candy or cake. In fact “healthy” condiments like fat free salad dressings often stalk up on sugar in order to make up for flavor. Two tablespoons of some fat-free dressings can contain as much sugar as a scoop of ice cream.
Dr. Robert Lustig states that sugar is linked to obesity, type II diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease itself, yet 75% of this is preventable. Need to revamp your nutritional approach? Moyer Total Wellness can help you take control of your health!
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