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The Effects of Sugar on Your Health

The average American consumes over one hundred and thirty pounds of sugar every year. Tests show when you consume twenty-four teaspoons of sugar in a one day period, your immune system is depressed by ninety-two percent.

Yet, the average American consumes over forty-two teaspoons of sugar a day.

How?

A twelve ounce soft drink has nine teaspoons of sugar. Many people drink two or three such beverages a day.

This does not include all of the hidden sugar in foods, in order to preserve them and make them taste better.

A depressed immune system leaves you susceptible to colds, the flu, and many other sicknesses and diseases.

By the way, cancer thrives on sugar.