Hot off the Press!! It has just been revealed that the sugar industry paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to derail the research on the negative effects of sugar and to turn cholesterol into the big bad guy in your diet. Read the article:

We've been bombarded for years with information about how bad cholesterol is for heart disease. This information led to the Fat-Free Craze in the food industry: Fat-free cookies; fat-free ice cream; fat-free potato chips, etc. Olestra was even marketed as a fat alternative until MORE...

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The American Heart Association recommends the max of:

5 teaspoons of sugar a day for women (20 grams)  
9 teaspoons for men (36 grams) 
3 teaspoons for children (12 grams)

This list is long
but there's so much to know  about the affect sugar has  on your body!

Beware of natural sweeteners: Agave products actually have a higher fructose content than high-fructose corn syrup.  

Sugar turns you into a ravenous fool: Regularly eating too much sugar scrambles your body's ability to tell your brain that you're full.  

Sugar turns you into a junkie: Similar to street drugs, sugar triggers the release of chemicals that set off the brain's pleasure center. If you get off of sugar cold turkey, you can experience shakes, and horrible anxiety.

Sugar hammers your heart: There is a proven link between excessive sugar intake and Diabetes AND a proven link between Diabetes and heart disease.

Sugar makes your organs fat: Sugar triggers your liver to store fat more efficiently, and in weird places. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has been on the rise since 1980.

Sugar promotes cholesterol chaos: The Journal of the American Medical Association published a study showing people who ate a diet with the most sugar, experienced the biggest spike in bad cholesterol levels and the lowest good cholesterol levels. 

Sugar wrecks your face: Sugar in your bloodstream attaches to proteins to form harmful new molecules that attack nearby proteins, damaging them, including protein fibers that keep your skin firm and elastic.

Sugar makes you tired & achy: Science shows that it takes just 30 minutes or less to go from a sugar rush to a full-on sugar crash.   

Sugar gets your body ready for Diabetes: Every extra 150 calories a day from sugar makes the chance of diabetes rise by 1.1%.

Sugar goes by many sneaky names:  Agave, Agave Nectar, Molasses Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Honey, Maple Syrup, Brown Sugar, Cane Juice, Caramel, Dextran, Date Sugar, Oat Syrup, Tapioca Syrup, Lactose, Glucose, Carob Syrup, Coconut Sugar, etc.

For a full list of all 57 names and the kinds of foods and drinks you will find them in: 

Craving something sweet? 

W hat can you do? Here are a few tips:  

Eat a tablespoon of honey, once a day only.

Opt for organic chocolate with at least 70% cacao.

Walk for 15 minutes. Don't just sit there trying to resist sugar.

Eat a protein rich breakfast. It makes you less likely to
become obese AND makes you want fewer calories at lunch.

Eat a piece of fruit filled with fiber
which helps to blunt the body's sugar shock.

Avoid drinks with sugar, including healthy-sounding
fruit juices and smoothies.

Be patient.
As you wean yourself off sugar and sugar substitutes, 
it takes at least a week, if not much more, for your taste buds to
get used  to a lower level of sweetness in your diet. 
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