We love it, it’s delicious, and it has us wrapped around its metaphorical little finger! Here’s the not-so-sweet truth… We are killing ourselves by consuming truckloads of hidden sugar. Sugar is 8 times more addictive than cocaine. Yes, you read that right. It is highly addictive. Highly.
Weight gain puts Americans at risk for Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, stroke dementia, and many other conditions. We know this. Every new year…till about Spring, we eagerly jump on the weight-loss bandwagon with determination and focus.
Heart disease and cancer are the top two killers of today but diabetes has become the emerging plague that projects the grimmest picture of our future, and sadly it is mostly preventable.