decrease or eliminate sugar from tea and/or coffee
so many of our foods contain added sugars and we always seem to add even more because we are so used to the taste. (I’ve got the biggest sweet tooth).
I’m not sure about you but I cannot cut sugar out completely….I may actually die with out chocolate and
by decreasing or eliminating it from coffee and/or tea seems reasonable…right?
Well here goes day 2 let’s see how I do.
For your reading pleasure below are some health problems related to added sugar…
* Tooth decay. All forms of sugar promote tooth decay by allowing bacteria to grow. The more often and longer you snack on foods and beverages with either natural sugar or added sugar, the more likely you are to develop cavities, especially if you don’t practice good oral hygiene.
* Poor nutrition. If you fill up on foods laden with added sugar, you may skimp on nutritious foods, which means you could miss out on important nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Regular soda plays an especially big role. It’s easy to fill up on sweetened soft drinks and skip low-fat milk and even water — giving you lots of extra sugar and calories and no nutritional value.
* Weight gain. There’s usually no single cause for being overweight or obese. But added sugar likely contributes to the problem. Sugar adds calories to food and beverages making them more calorie-dense. When you eat foods that are sugar sweetened, it is easier to consume more calories than if the foods are unsweetened.
* Increased triglycerides. Eating an excessive amount of added sugar can increase triglyceride levels, which may increase your risk of heart disease.Recommendations regarding added sugar