These are some of the recent headlines about sugar…
“Removing sugar from diet for just nine days can have ‘dramatic results’, new study claims.” Independent
“Sugar is as dangerous as alcohol and tobacco, warn health experts.” The Telegraph
“Sugar is addictive, warns top doctor.” The Times
Sugar seems to have replaced fat as the number one food to avoid due to it’s numerous adverse health effects. Have you ever thought about quitting, or at least considerably reducing your sugar intake? To be clear, I’m not talking about natural sugars present in unprocessed fruits and vegetables as these are bound together with fibre, vitamins and minerals, all of which have numerous benefits. I’m talking about free sugar, which is sugar that has been added, and is found in processed food such as sweets, chocolate, ready meals, savoury fast food, reduced fat foods and many dressings and sauces.