We all know that eating too much sugar isn’t great for our bodies, but when that dessert tray comes around we tend to turn a blind eye. After all, it’s so delicious! I get it and I’m with you. Having indulgences here and there isn’t going to do us in, but the problem is that most of us have no idea how much sugar we are actually eating. Once you start to pay attention, you’ll notice. It’s everywhere!
Your morning granola bar. That “healthy” iced tea that you love from Starbucks. The spaghetti sauce that you use to whip up dinner in a flash. And, even that loaf of whole wheat bread on your counter. Believe it or not, they all have added sugar.
Before you start tossing out everything in your fridge, remember, not all sugar is bad. Studies show that natural fructose found in fruits and vegetables can help protect the body from disease. The real problem is added sugar found in processed food. These hidden sugars are often associated with major health problems including obesity, inflammation, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and more …
In order to keep our patients healthy, happy, and aware Amy Brenner & Associates is jumping on board with Sugar Free September. Join us as we work to clean up our diets, pay more attention, and appreciate life without a sugar buzz. You can’t go wrong because the only rule is that you make an effort. Chances are you’ll gain much more than you lose.
Along with the physical benefits of Sugar Free September, we’re also offering participants the opportunity to win prizes. Make your way to the Amy Brenner & Associates Facebook Page and watch for our Win It Wednesdays promotion. Each Wednesday we’re challenging Sugar Free September participants to post pictures of their favorite sugar-free recipes. In return you could win a Lipo B injection, or even our 7-day Liver Detox Kit.
Best of luck my sugar-free friends. In moments of weakness remember that cutting out hidden sugar will help boost your mood, improve your health, and even make your skin look better. All good things that are so worth passing on cheesecake! You’ve got this!