"In the year 1800, the average American consumed about 18 lbs of sugar the entire year. Today most of us consume about 156 lbs of sugar a year."
High fructose disables our 'off' switch, so we want more, according to Dana Flavin, MD, a specialist in toxicology.
Although the sugar industry objects and disagrees, the statistics for diabetes and the epidemic of overweight people would seem to verify concerns that sugar is dangerous. Other studies show that sugar feeds cancer, so in a world plagued with cancer it makes sense to at least cut down on sugar consumption; and its best to eliminate it. Looking for sugar substitutes? Try some low glycemic natural alternatives. Click here.
Click here for my recipes using low glycemic natural sugar substitutes (which doesn't mean they are calorie free!)