THE TRUTH ABOUT... sugar

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“The first and sec­ond day [of the de­tox] is when you re­alise you’re ad­dicted to sugar,” says J.LO. “It’s like a drug.” Celebrity dietitian Keri Glass­mangl agrees. “[Too much sugar] canca lead to obe­sity, type 2 di­a­betes, highhi blood pres­sure and heart dis­ease,” shesh says. But rea­son­able amounts of nat­u­rally oc­cur­ring sugar in fruits andan veg­eta­bles are OK – and so is theth oc­ca­sional in­dul­gence. “Even the health­i­est cul­tures aroundar the world en­joy sweet treat­stre from time to time,” adds nu­tri­tionnu coun­sel­lor Laura.

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