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The Eleventh Day of Health & Wellness

On the 11th day of Christmas my true love gave to me... sweet, sweet sugar ❤😉😋

#Christmas and the holidays certainly are a time when sugar is plentiful. From cookies to chocolates and all of those tasty drinks.

I'm not saying to deprive yourselves, just be mindful of what your consuming and if there's a chance to make substitutions, why not?

As we move forward into the #newyear, take steps to eliminate or reduce sugar or switch to natural alternatives. Your body will thank you❤

"Did you know that our daily intake of sugar is 2-3 times what it should be. In fact, with all that added sugar, we are literally drowning in it. We’re eating and drinking around 22 teaspoons of sugar a day and that adds up to a whopping 335 calories.

How does this happen? Even the most diligent of label readers may be overlooking the hidden sugar names and that’s just the start!

It’s suggested that women should have around 6 teaspoons of sugar a day and men, no more than 9. It’s hardly surprising that we have an onslaught of Diabetes.

There are more than 200 types of added sugars in processed food and drinks. Added sugars are included in 75% of products that are available in local supermarkets..."

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