Sugar? Yes, please…
While you should listen to the Maroon 5 song on repeat, we suggest you unfriend the sugary stuff in real life.
Salivation, twinkling eyes, and that oh-so-yum-wali feeling are commonplace when we think of eating something sweet. And why not when it gives us the satisfaction that we need. But when it comes to your health, you must put a stop to this sweet tale. Here’s why:
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine in 2014 states that the effects of added sugar intake—higher blood pressure, inflammation, weight gain, diabetes, and fatty liver disease—are all linked to an increased risk for heart attack and stroke.
Wondering what else sugar can do to you? Take this quiz to find out: