Sun Run Training Week 5: How much sugar are you drinking?
In this week's nutrition article for the Vancouver Sun Run, I examine the (increasingly large) place of sugar in our diets!
Here's a teaser of the article - click the link below to read more!
"Whether you sip on a morning mocha, a smoothie, or you beat the afternoon lull with a soft drink or ice tea, many common beverages have 1/4 cup of sugar per serving. Research is clear that diets high in sugar raise our risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease."
"What about a “nutrient-enhanced water beverage,” or bubble tea, or coconut water? They are all sugar water. But surely, the freshly made juices packed with all that antioxidant goodness must be good for us? Well, it takes a lot of carrots to make one glass of carrot juice. Try it: Your compost pile will fill up and your body will miss all the roughage that helps digestion and makes your stomach feel full...Click here to keep reading!