Why is high sugar-consumption bad for you? Can it cause overweight and tooth decay only?
- Overloading the liver with Fructose can cause Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver disease: Excess fructose, which is mostly in all processed foods, gets turned into fat and can lodge in the liver causing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
- Sugar can cause Insulin resistance: When you eat a lot of sugar, it can cause resistance to the hormone insulin, which can contribute to many diseases such as metabolic dysfunction and diabetes.
- Sugar can cause cancer: the metabolic problems associated with sugar consumption are a known driver of inflammation, another potential cause of cancer.