The Not So Sweet Truth About Your Sweet Tooth
Written By Stacy Moutafis of SM Fitness
With labels being confusing enough, throw 56 different names for sugar in there too. Yup- the labels are there to confuse you, and of course you need a dictionary to understand terms that essentially come down to sugar. Research has suggested that the average American consumes over 100 pounds of added sugars per year. That is added sugar, and not counting normal sugars naturally found in foods. As we know, sugar can cause disease, weight gain, and many other health issues. So why are we consuming so much?