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Are you an ADDICT? Sugar has mind-altering effects similar to cocaine

It’s not a secret that too much sugar is no good, but just how bad is it? If you’ve been going hard on the sweet stuff, you’re not alone: Sugar addiction is a serious problem. Scientists say that the effects of sugar are so powerful, its impact on the brain are similar to that of hard drugs like cocaine. While cocaine addiction is obviously a more immediately life-threatening problem, sugar addiction is no joke.  Research has linked sugar to a bevvy of health problems: Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, and oral health issues are just a few problems linked to taking in too much sugar. Research has shown that too much of the sweetener can accelerate skin aging and cause acne, as well. It comes as no surprise then, that sugar can affect the brain, too.  Read more...

 

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