Here is a great NY times article on how and why one needs to get off the sugar crack! As a major sugar lover this is so hard and a serious bummer but taking baby steps will get you there. It sucks but has be done if you're addicted or even too friendly with sweets.
HOW DID WE GET HERE?
"It’s not an accident. The sugar industry has conducted an aggressive, decades-long campaign to blame the obesity epidemic on fats, not sugars. Fats, after all, seem as if they should cause obesity. Thanks partly to that campaign, sugar consumption soared in the United States even as people were trying to lose weight. But research increasingly indicates that an overabundance of simple carbohydrates, and sugar in particular, is the No. 1 problem in modern diets. Sugar is the driving force behind the diabetes and obesity epidemics. Fortunately, more people are realizing the harms of sugar and cutting back."
How are you cutting back on sugar? Let us know!
Below are some of my favorite books on saying adios to sugar!
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