Halloween is just around the corner, which means cookies, candies and… ADDED SUGAR! In recent years, sugar has taken center stage as the villain of nutritional health. But why is sugar painted as such a bad boy? Other than the obvious tooth decay and energy crashes, sugar can have a huge impact on your health. In this article, we explore the relationship between sugar and the immune system. Keep reading to find out more… What Is Sugar? There are two types of sugar: Natural sugar found in fruits, vegetables and dairy Processed sugar found in candy, baked products and soft drinks You might be surprised to hear this, but some natural sugar can actually be good for you. It contains vitamins, minerals and nutrients which provide energy and help your brain, organs and muscles function properly. However, not …
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