Do you know just how bad sugar is for your body? Take this quiz to find out…

Updated on:7 December 2019, 12:37pm IST

Yes desserts taste amazing. But eating sugar, especially in excess, comes with a whole lot of side effects for your body. Take this quiz to guess just how horrible it can be for you.

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Excess of everything is bad — Even sugar. Take this quiz to know why. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

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:


You must ditch sugar if you want to stay fertile


Eating too much sugar can give you wrinkles too!


I don’t eat candy or chocolates. I’m fine


I’m not obese. I can eat as much sugar as I want!


Eating too much sugar can cause insulin resistance.