Harms of Sugar

Many of the foods and drinks we consume contain sugar, however, overconsumption can have negative impacts on our health. From weight gain and diabetes to heart disease, the effects of excessive sugar intake can be far-reaching. It can also harm our oral health, leading to cavities and tooth decay, or harm our mental health such that sugar interferes with the mechanism of the brain leading to depression, anxiety, and mood swings. It is crucial to be mindful of our sugar intake and to opt for healthier alternatives whenever possible.