Are you consuming too much sugar?
Research makes it clear — excess sugar consumption and weight gain go hand in hand. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that no more than 10 percent of your calorie intake each day should be calories from sugar. In addition to the health risks associated with eating sugar, we now know that eating more sugar often means gaining more weight. If you really want to make a health change this year, cutting back on sugar is a great place to start. [Read more…]