Sugar is a major factor in some of the biggest health problems of our times.
A review of 50 years of research has shown that refined carbohydrates (aka sugar), especially sugar-sweetened beverages, can increase the risk of coronary heart disease.
While other research has shown links between sugar and:
But reducing your sugar intake (or going completely sugar-free) doesn’t just help to reduce your risk of disease. It might also:
- improve your sleep
- balance out your hormones (which can then improve your mood and skin)
- lead to better gut function, and even
- reduce anxiety
In this article, we’ll answer the burning question on everyone’s lips… are sugar free carbonated drinks bad for you?
We’ll also take a look at some of the benefits of going sugar free and give you our top tips to kick the sugar habit.