Beware of natural sweeteners: Agave products actually have a higher fructose content than high-fructose corn syrup.
Sugar turns you into a ravenous fool: Regularly eating too much sugar scrambles your body's ability to tell your brain that you're full.
Sugar turns you into a junkie: Similar to street drugs, sugar triggers the release of chemicals that set off the brain's pleasure center. If you get off of sugar cold turkey, you can experience shakes, and horrible anxiety.
Sugar hammers your heart: There is a proven link between excessive sugar intake and Diabetes AND a proven link between Diabetes and heart disease.
Sugar makes your organs fat: Sugar triggers your liver to store fat more efficiently, and in weird places. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has been on the rise since 1980.
Sugar promotes cholesterol chaos: The Journal of the American Medical Association published a study showing people who ate a diet with the most sugar, experienced the biggest spike in bad cholesterol levels and the lowest good cholesterol levels.
Sugar wrecks your face: Sugar in your bloodstream attaches to proteins to form harmful new molecules that attack nearby proteins, damaging them, including protein fibers that keep your skin firm and elastic.
Sugar makes you tired & achy: Science shows that it takes just 30 minutes or less to go from a sugar rush to a full-on sugar crash.
Sugar gets your body ready for Diabetes: Every extra 150 calories a day from sugar makes the chance of diabetes rise by 1.1%.
Sugar goes by many sneaky names: Agave, Agave Nectar, Molasses Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Honey, Maple Syrup, Brown Sugar, Cane Juice, Caramel, Dextran, Date Sugar, Oat Syrup, Tapioca Syrup, Lactose, Glucose, Carob Syrup, Coconut Sugar, etc.