Experts Agree: Sugar Might Be as Addictive as Cocaine

We reward children with it over the holidays or for a job well done in school. And we reward ourselves with it after a particularly stressful day or to celebrate a birthday or a special success. We add sugar to our coffee, bake it into our favorite treats, and spoon it over our breakfast. We love the sweet stuff. We crave it. But are we … Continue reading Experts Agree: Sugar Might Be as Addictive as Cocaine

Drinking Two or More of this Type of Drink Every Day Can Skyrocket Your Chance of Dying Prematurely from Cardiovascular Disease by a Whopping 30%.

Everyone already knows that drinking sugary and sweetened beverages is bad, but new research shows they’re way worse for us than we thought – and possibly even fatal. A study by Harvard researchers  (see research below) published in the journal Circulation showed that people who drink two or more sugar-sweetened drinks a day have a 31% higher risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease. And it doesn’t stop … Continue reading Drinking Two or More of this Type of Drink Every Day Can Skyrocket Your Chance of Dying Prematurely from Cardiovascular Disease by a Whopping 30%.

Drinking Just 1 Can of Soda Raises Your Risk of Dying From Heart Disease, Harvard Study Says

Sugar-filled drinks such as soda, sports drinks and juice drinks aren’t exactly known for their health benefits. But now, there’s even more evidence that they’re tied to an increased risk of early death, especially for women. In a recent study published in the American Heart Association’s Circulation journal, Harvard researchers analyzed information from more than 80,000 women and 37,000 men in the health profession. For nearly … Continue reading Drinking Just 1 Can of Soda Raises Your Risk of Dying From Heart Disease, Harvard Study Says

7 Obvious Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar. Sugar is a Drug & an Addiction!

It’s virtually impossible to completely avoid sugar in today’s world. But we can (and should) regulate the amount of sugar we consume. Here are several easy ways to work toward cutting sugar out of your diet.  (Note from National Addiction News: I disagree.  It is more than possible to avoid sugar completely; I do!) Luckily, it’s easy to know when you’re consuming excess sugar. Here are 7 … Continue reading 7 Obvious Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar. Sugar is a Drug & an Addiction!