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In the UK, on average, 20.3% of our daily food energy comes from sugar, and although this is less than the US (20.6%) and Australia (20.5%), it’s still too much. In fact, we’re eating 6.5g more sugar a day than is recommended. So why is it so crucial that we keep our sugar intake to an absolute minimum? And what are the dangers of not adhering to these guidelines? Sugar is incredibly addictive. However, many write it off as simply ‘unhealthy’ or as an indulgence; it’s interesting to consider whether the same people would feel the same about heroin. It’s […]
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