Dr. Mercola's web site is an excellent source of health information. In fact, he is so prominent that I've sometimes wondered why I write my own health blog. (I guess I do it because it's just as much to educate you as it is to educate me.)
So it is with some hesitation I point you to Dr. Mercola. But, like I said, he's the king of Internet-based health information...
In this particular article, one of his contributors shares "76 Ways Sugar Can Ruin Your Health." It's a quick read. And if you've never investigated the negative side effects of sugar, then this article will shock you. It will probably force you to pick up a book about sugar just to get the whole scoop.
I remember when I first read William Dufty's Sugar Blues. I laid off sugar for three months straight and people thought I was crazy. "What's so bad about sugar?" they wanted to know.
Here is your answer. Make that 76 answers. [Link to Health Risks of Sugar.]
Confession: reading this list has re-inspired me to kick sugar all over again. I slipped up when my wife became pregnant with our son last year, but now that he's four months old, we really have no excuse for persisting in some of the bad habits we relearned during the pregnancy....
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