Is Sugar Toxic?

Via Kate Bartolotta
on Jun 2, 2012
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Most of us like something sweet from time to time.

Even when if you are mindful about your eating habits, chances are you indulge that sweet tooth once in awhile. What’s frightening is the amount of added sugar in foods that don’t need to be sweet. Take a look at most store-bought breads and you’ll find at least two types of added sugar!

Even “natural” sweeteners cause addictive chemical reactions in the body, and a cascade of changes that you probably didn’t count on when you grabbed that “organic” cookie. Before you go out for ice cream this weekend (or grab that giant lemonade) watch this:


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About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is a wellness cheerleader, yogini storyteller, and self-care maven. She also writes for Huffington Post, Yoga International, Mantra Yoga+ Health, a beauty full mind, The Good Men Project, The Green Divas, The Body Project, Project Eve, Thought Catalog and Soulseeds. Kate's books are now available on and Barnes & She is passionate about helping people fall in love with their lives. You can connect with Kate on Facebook and Instagram.


2 Responses to “Is Sugar Toxic?”

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