Sugar is addictive, bad and a legal killer

Belfast Food Man's Blog

I’m so passionate about this subject I’m reposting it. Please keep sharing, listening and learning……..

Sugar is the topic today. Kids are eating too much before they get to school!! With my dentist, father and consumers hats on today I shall give a wee insight.
As a dentist sugar causes tooth decay, disease and tooth loss as well as associated pain. This results in fillings, extractions and the problems of aesthetics which lead onto self esteem and mental health issues as well as dental phobias.
As a parent and consumer sugar is in majority of what we eat or drink. Be it natural i.e. Fruit or milk or honey or maple syrup or refined. Even natural palm sugars and other such sugars available all have sugar in them. Now the sugar I’m talking about is in the form of glucose.
You could call glucose a building block which can be…

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2 thoughts on “Sugar is addictive, bad and a legal killer

  1. Obviously accurate, and needs to be promoted. Trouble is, so many things contain sugar (even bread) we can hardly eat unless we make everything ourselves. This campaign needs to go to the top of political agendas, but how to get them interested?
    Regards, Pete.

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