Over the past 5 years of research, about 40% of the healthcare dollars were spent for diseases that were directly linked to the over consumption of sugar, which includes obesity, diabetes and cancer.
Be advised that when we use the word sugar, most people think of white table sugar, but there are many names and kinds of sugars that play a role in fueling our bodies need for energy and creating the obesity that can feed such illnesses as diabetes and cancer.
Foods, such as bread, pasta and vegetables all contain sugar that runs our body but it is added sugar that creates weight gain that can lead to trouble. Therefore, continuously eating more food than your body needs, promotes Insulin resistance.
Most people that need to satisfy that urge lean towards sweet treats, which lead to elevated blood sugar levels causing insulin resistance and the onset of diabetes.
The continued over eating brings on obesity, for which research shows sugar as the top contributor to over 500,000 obese cancer victims annually!
Cancer cells survive on sugar as their primary fuel, without sugar, most cancer cells lack the ability to survive.
There are numerous sugar substitutes out there from Stevia to molasses. You need to be in charge of your life so it is up to you to choose what to put into your body!