On average, Americans consume 130 pounds of sugar every year. Sugar is linked to health issues including Type 2 diabetes, obesity and depression. Do you regulate your sugar intake and if so how?
“I don’t eat any processed sugar, I’m a raw vegan. If I’m fueling for a marathon I’ll use natural glucose through dates or agave. Dates are processed faster, and agave is processed slower in the body.”
“Yes, because it’s Lent. I gave up sugar for Lent and I feel great, both physically and spiritually.”
“I tend to eat fruits and vegetables. We’re constantly looking at food labels and it takes about two hours for a normal grocery shop because we spend so much time looking at labels.”