In an effort to appeal to the health-conscious consumer, food companies often use artificial sugars or sugar substitutes to sweeten their products. Many of the sweeteners provide flavor with hardly any (if any at all) caloric addition to the food, making them a great way to cut calories. But, critics of sugar substitutes say that… Continue reading Sugar Substitutes- Do They Cause Health Concerns?
Sugar hurts. We all know the connection between sugar and diabetes has been well established but high sugar diets aren’t just hazardous for diabetics. It turns out, the sweet stuff appears to be a bigger health risk than ever imagined. While weight gain and tooth decay may be the most obvious consequences of excessive sugar… Continue reading Sugar Causes Inflammation and Pain