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How Does the Body Protect Us From Toxic Amounts of Sugar?

Sofia Scalfaro, Lifestyle Editor

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Did you know that sugar can cause a lot of damage to your body? Well, the body usually consumes about 60 lbs. of added sugar per year. You shouldn’t eat more than 100 grams of sugar per day. When you eat too much sugar you can get a various amount of diseases like diabetes, being overweight, and other heart issues. The most harmful sugar to your body is stevia, stevia is sugar from a plant. Stevia also leaves an aftertaste that will make you crave sugar/sweets even more. Not only is sugar bad for your teeth but its bad for your health.Some of the symptoms of eating too much sugar are, Headaches, skin problems, joint pain, etc. Sugar also effects your Physical and mental health.

Not only is sugar bad for you but it can be helpful is some ways. One of the ways is the sugar get turned into energy for your body! Sugar isn’t the problem but how much you consume. The human body averagely consumes about 66 lbs/pounds of sugar per year! we also consume about 19.5 teaspoons (82 grams) every day. You should also limit daily sugar to 6 tsps (25 g) for women and 9 tsps (38 g) for men. Sugar may be very delicious but we have to watch how much we eat of it. 

  

  

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