The Negative Effects of Sugar
Many people believe that sugar in moderation is perfectly acceptable. Sugar by itself contains no nutrients, no protein, no healthy fats, and no enzymes. “For kids who are still developing their nutritional foundation, metabolism, and hormones, even a little sugar can be harmful.” This article not only explains the harmful effects of sugar, it provides reasoning for not completely restricting unhealthy foods when away from home. For more information view Dr. Robert Lustig’s lecture Sugar: The Bitter Truth which explains the harmful effects of sugar in depth.